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US infantry in the Indian Wars, 1865-91

Author: Ron Field
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Osprey Pub., ©2007.
Series: Men-at-arms series, 438.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contrary to the image portrayed by Hollywood, the infantry played as great a part in the Indian Wars of the 1860s-80s, and were more consistently successful than their more famous counterparts in the Cavalry. The great Paiute War of 1866, where the infantry of the most renowned Indian-fighting general, George Cook, excelled in battle, together with the role of other infantry units in the final subjugation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Field
ISBN: 9781841769059 1841769053
OCLC Number: 152561310
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Campaigning with the infantry --
Summary of main campaigns & actions --
Uniforms --
Arms & equipage --
Select bibliography --
Plate commentaries --
Index.
Series Title: Men-at-arms series, 438.
Responsibility: Ron Field ; illustrated by Richard Hook.

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Featuring the involvement in the legendary battles of Wounded Knee and Wolf Mountains, this work presents the history of the overlooked soldiers of the Indian Wars, culminating in the eventual  Read more...

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