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No greater calling : a chronological record of sacrifice and heroism during the Western Indian Wars, 1865-1898

Author: Eric S Johnson
Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., ©2012.
Series: Schiffer military history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May of 1865, the United States celebrated the end of the American Civil War, but even as this nation celebrated the end of war, violence continued in the West, as it would for much of the rest of the century. Indians, pushed ever westward by the encroachment of civilization, fought back.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Johnson
ISBN: 9780764342554 076434255X
OCLC Number: 794367267
Description: 408 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1865 --
Platte River Bridge, Dakota Territory (26 July 1865) --
1866 --
Near Fort Phil Kearny, Dakota Territory (21 December 1866) --
1867 --
Near Fort Wallace, Kansas (26 June 1867) --
Beaver Creek, Kansas (2 July 1867) --
Prairie Dog Creek, Kansas (21 and 22 August 1867) --
Infernal Caverns, near Pitt River, California (26 and 27 September 1867) --
1868 --
Arickaree Fork of Republican River, Kansas (17 to 25 September 1868) --
Washita River, Antelope Hills, Indian Territory (27 November 1868) --
1869 --
1870 --
Near North Fork, Little Wichita River, Texas (12 July 1870) --
1871 --
1872 --
1873 --
Lava Beds, near Tule Lake, California (17 January 1873) --
Lava Beds, California (11, 15 to 17 April 1873) --
Hardin Butte, Lava Beds, California (26 April 1873) --
Lake Soras, California (10 May 1873) --
1874 --
1875 --
Sand Hills, near Cheyenne Agency, Indian Territory (6 April 1875) --
1876 --
Rosebud Creek, Montana Territory (17 June 1876) --
Little Big Horn, Montana Territory (25 and 26 June 1876) --
Little Big Horn River, Montana Territory (25 June 1876) --
Slim Buttes, Dakota Territory (9 September 1876) --
Bates Creek, North Fork of Powder River, Wyoming Territory (25 November 1876) --
1877 --
Little Muddy Creek, Montana Territory (7 May 1877) --
White Bird Canyon, Idaho Territory (17 June 1877) --
Cottonwood Ranch, near Craig's Mountain, Idaho Territory (3 July 1877) --
South Fork of Clearwater River, Idaho Territory (11 and 12 July 1877) --
Near Big Hole Basin, Montana Territory (9 and 10 August 1877) --
Canyon Creek, Montana Territory (13 September 1877) --
Snake or Eagle Creek, Bear Paw Mountains, Montana Territory (30 September 1877) --
1878 --
1879 --
Milk River, Colorado (29 September to 1 October 1879) --
1880 --
1881 --
1882 --
Big Dry Wash or Chevelon's Fork, Arizona Territory (17 July 1882) --
1883 --
1884 --
1885 --
1886 --
1887 --
1888 --
1889 --
1890 --
Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota (29 December 1890) --
1891-1898 --
Sugar Point, Leech Lake, Minnesota (5 and 6 October 1898).
Series Title: Schiffer military history.
Responsibility: compiled by Eric S. Johnson.

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In May of 1865, the United States celebrated the end of the American Civil War, but even as this nation celebrated the end of war, violence continued in the West, as it would for much of the rest of the century. Indians, pushed ever westward by the encroachment of civilization, fought back.

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