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American Horse Dakota chief 1840-1908

Works: 69 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 156 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  History  Biography  Treaties 
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Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight : Indian views ( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The Fetterman Fight ranks among the most crushing defeats suffered by the U.S. Army in the nineteenth-century West. On December 21, 1866 -- during Red Cloud's War (1866-1868) -- a well-organized force of 1,500 to 2,000 Oglala Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors annihilated a detachment of seventy-nine infantry and cavalry soldiers, among them Captain William Judd Fetterman, and two civilian contractors. With no survivors on the U.S. side, the only eyewitness accounts of the battle came from Lakota and Cheyenne participants. Historian John H. Monnett presents these Native views, drawn from previously published sources as well as newly-discovered interviews. Supplemented with archaeological evidence, these narratives flesh out historical understanding of Red Cloud's War. Climate change in the mid-nineteenth century made the resource-rich Powder River Country in today's Wyoming increasingly important to Plains Indians. At the same time, the discovery of gold in Montana encouraged prospectors to pass through the Powder River region on their way north, and so the U.S. Army began to construct new forts along the Bozeman Trail. In the resulting conflict, the Lakotas and Cheyennes defended their hunting ranges and trade routes. Traditional histories have laid the blame for Fetterman's 1866 defeat and death on his incompetent leadership -- and thus implied that the Indian alliance succeeded only because of Fetterman's personal failings. Monnett's sources paint another picture. Narratives like those of Miniconjou Lakota warrior White Bull suggest that Fetterman's actions were not seen as rash or reprehensible until after the fact. Nor did his men flee the field in panic. Rather, they fought bravely to the end. The Indians, for their part, used their knowledge of the terrain to carefully plan and execute an ambush, ensuring them victory
Lame Deer, Montana, to Captain Webster by American Horse( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1892 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Requesting a "blouse and a pair of pants."
Selected files relating to Minnesota and northern plains Indian affairs by United States( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Photocopied files relating to Indian affairs in Minnesota and neighboring states, and to the Dakota Indians of the northern plains. They concern such matters as land cessions, claims for damages incurred during hostilities, management of Indian agencies, sale of timber on Ojibwe land, meetings of tribal and U.S. government representatives, furnishing of supplies to the Dakota Indians, and general government relations with the Dakota and Ojibwe
Alternative Names
American Horse II Häuptling der Oglala-Lakota
Amerikaansk Hynder de Jongere
Amerikan Atı
Caballo americano
Cavallo Americano capo Lakota Oglala, statista, educatore e storico
Wasechun Tashunka, Dakota chief, 1840-1908
Американският Кон (вожд)
English (11)
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