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On the border with Crook

Author: John Gregory Bourke
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1870 until 1886 Captain John G. Bourke served on the staff of General George Crook, who Sherman described as the greatest Indian fighter the army ever had, a man whose prowess was demonstrated "from British America to Mexico, from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean." But On the Border with Crook is far more than a first-hand account of Crook's campaigns during the Plains Indian wars and in the Southwest.  Read more...
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Named Person: George Crook; George Crook
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gregory Bourke
ISBN: 0803257414 9780803257412
OCLC Number: 197580
Notes: "A Bison book."
"The preface and text ... are reproduced from the 1891 edition, published by Charles Scribner's Sons."
Description: vi, 491 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John G. Bourke.
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