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A thrilling narrative of Indian captivity : dispatches from the Dakota War

Author: Mary Butler Renville; Carrie R Zeman; Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition of A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity rescues from obscurity a crucially important work about the bitterly contested U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Written by Mary Butler Renville, an Anglo woman, with the assistance of her Dakota husband, John Baptiste Renville, A Thrilling Narrative was printed only once as a book in 1863 and has not been republished since. The work details the Renvilles' experiences  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Mary Butler Renville; Mary Butler Renville
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Butler Renville; Carrie R Zeman; Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola
ISBN: 9780803235304 0803235305
OCLC Number: 759915522
Notes: Originally published: 1863.
Description: xxvii, 375 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Dispatches from the Dakota War
Responsibility: Mary Butler Renville ; edited by Carrie Reber Zeman and Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola ; foreword by Gwen N. Westerman.
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150th anniversary of the Dakota War, this narrative provides fresh insights into the most controversial event in the region's history.  Read more...

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