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Wolves for the blue soldiers : Indian scouts and auxiliaries with the United States Army, 1860-90

Author: Thomas W Dunlay
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The purpose of this work, therefore, is to survey the entire subject of Indian military cooperation with the whites in the period 1860-90, in an attempt to discern patterns of action and motivation. My intention is less to provide new information about particular scout units--although a number of points made here have not been examined in print before--than to discover the broader meaning of episodes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunlay, Thomas W., 1944-
Wolves for the blue soldiers.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1982
(OCoLC)557843004
Online version:
Dunlay, Thomas W., 1944-
Wolves for the blue soldiers.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1982
(OCoLC)595542566
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Dunlay
ISBN: 0803216580 9780803216587 0803265735 9780803265738
OCLC Number: 7947300
Description: 304 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Indian allies: a long history --
The amateurs take over: the influence of the Civil War --
Regularization --
Military attitudes toward Indian scouts --
The role of scouts in Indian warfare --
"Indian thinking": White leadership and Indian scouts --
Renegades, patriots, and pragmatists --
The other good Indians: the Intratribal conflict --
The Pawnee wolves --
"More formidable Indians": The Apache scouts --
The White man's road --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Dunlay.
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"The purpose of this work, therefore, is to survey the entire subject of Indian military cooperation with the whites in the period 1860-90, in an attempt to discern patterns of action and motivation. My intention is less to provide new information about particular scout units--although a number of points made here have not been examined in print before--than to discover the broader meaning of episodes and personalities that have previously been viewed in isolation or in passing"--Introd.

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