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Sioux War dispatches : reports from the field, 1876-1877

Author: Marc H Abrams
Publisher: Yardley, Pa. : Westholme, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the Great Sioux War, including the battle of the Little Big Horn, as seen through the eyes of contemporary newspaper correspondents, both civilian and military. Many of these reports have not appeared in print since the first time they were published more than 130 years ago.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc H Abrams
ISBN: 9781594161568 1594161569
OCLC Number: 769991161
Description: xvi, 429 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Douglas W. Ellison --
Introduction --
Black Hills gold seekers --
The battle of Powder River --
The skirmish at Tongue River Heights --
The battle of the Rosebud --
Rallies, repulses, and "villainous falsehoods" --
The battle of the Little Big Horn --
General Crook's problems --
The "Army of the Yellowstone" --
Advance along the Rosebud --
The search for Sitting Bull --
The relentless pursuit --
The starvation march --
A war of attrition --
Red Cloud and Spotted Tail --
The Dull Knife fight --
The Powder River expedition --
The surrender of Crazy Horse --
Last rites and last rambles.
Responsibility: Marc H. Abrams.

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The story of the Great Sioux War, including the battle of the Little Big Horn, as seen through the eyes of contemporary newspaper correspondents, both civilian and military. Many of these reports have not appeared in print since the first time they were published more than 130 years ago.

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