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Ab-sa-ra-ka, land of massacre

Author: Margaret Irvin Carrington
Publisher: Scituate, Mass. : Digital Scanning, 2001.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Irvin Carrington
ISBN: 9781582183831 158218383X
OCLC Number: 70768163
Notes: Originally published: Ab-sa-ra-ka, land of massacre: being the experience of an officer's wife on the plains. With an outline of Indian operations and conferences from 1865 to 1878. Philadelphia [etc.]: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1879.
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages) : frontispiece, illustrations, plates, 2 maps
Contents: FRONTIS --
DEDICATION. --
PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION. --
CONTENTS. --
CHAPTER I. --
ABSARAKA, HOME OF THE CROWS. --
CHAPTER II. --
ABSARAKA DESCRIBED. --
CHAPTER III. --
THE NATURAL HISTORY AND CLIMATE OF ABSARAKA. --
CHAPTER IV. --
ORGANIZATION OF THE EXPEDITION TO ABSARAKA. --
CHAPTER V. --
FROM FORT KEARNEY TO CROSSING OF UNION PACIFIC RAIL-ROAD --
INCIDENTS OF THE PLATTE RIVER TRAVEL --
REUNION OF THE OFFICERS OF THE EIGHTEENTH INFANTRY --
CROSSING THE RIDICULOUS PLATTE --
CHAPTER VI. --
REMINISCENCES OF RANCHING, AND OLD TIMES ON THE ROUTE FROM LEAVENWORTH TO SEDGEWICK. --
CHAPTER VII. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD TO LARAMIE --
COURT-HOUSE ROCK --
CHIMNEY ROCK --
FORTIFICATION ROCK --
SCOTT'S BLUFFS --
WONDERFUL FISHING --
VISIT OF STANDING ELK --
CHAPTER VIII. --
FORT LARAMIE COUNCIL OF 1866 --
ITS RESULTS FORESHADOWED --
THE ABORIGINES IN THE MART OF TRADE --
HOW THE INDIANS DID AND DID NOT --
CHAPTER IX. --
LARAMIE TO RENO --
CAMP PHISTERER CANON --
LARAMIE PEAK --
WILD FLORA --
PUMPKIN BUTTES --
CHAPTER X. --
FORT RENO --
INDIAN RAID --
FORT LARAMIE TREATY TESTED --
FOURTH OF JULY IN ABSARAKA --
ORGANIZATION OF MOUNTAIN DISTRICT --
ONWARD MOVEMENT --
MORE RATTLESNAKES. MERCURY ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN DEGREES ABOVE ZERO --
WHAT IT DID --
CHAPTER XI. --
RECONNOISSANCES --
INDIAN MESSENGERS --
WARNINGS --
LOCATION OF FORT PHILIP KEARNEY --
CONDUCT OF THE TROOPS, AND ITS CAUSE --
CHAPTER XII. --
ARRIVAL OF INDIANS --
THE CHEYENNES IN COUNCIL --
BLACK HORSE THE RABBIT THAT JUMPS, RED SLEEVE, DULL KNIFE, AND OTHERS HAVE MUCH TALK AND "HEAP OF SMOKE." --
CHAPTER XIII. --
MASSACRE OF LOUIS GAZZOUS' PARTY --
INDIAN RAID AND GREAT LOSS OF MULES --
THE CHEYENNES AGAIN --
FORTY HOSTILE DEMONSTRATIONS OF THE "PEACEABLE TRIBES" --
THE LARAMIE TREATY INCIDENTALLY TESTED. MASSACRE OF LIEUTENANT DANIELS --
A FIGHTING PARSON --
CHAPTER XIV. --
CONDUCT OF THE CROW INDIANS --
WHAT BRIDGER AND BECK-WITH SAY --
CHAPTER XV. --
VISIT OF INSPECTOR-GENERAL HAZEN --
REINFORCEMENTS ON THE WAY --
MOUNTED INFANTRY COMPARED WITH SIOUX LIGHT CAVALRY --
UNITED STATES MAILS --
CORRAL SYSTEM --
TIMBER AND LUMBER SUPPLIED TO ORDER --
CHAPTER XVI. --
FORT PHILIP KEARNEY AND SURROUNDINGS --
A PICNIC --
ASCENT OF THE MOUNTAINS --
LAKE SMEDT --
FINE SCENERY --
PLAN OF THE FORT --
CHAPTER XVII. --
TWO HOLIDAYS --
OCTOBER INSPECTION AND REVIEW --
FIRST GARRISON FLAG HOISTED IN ABSARAKA. INCIDENTS OF THE DAY --
INDIAN RESPONSE TO A NATIONAL SALUTE --
LOOKING-GLASSES IN ABUNDANCE --
EVENING LEVEE --
CHAPTER XVIII. --
A DAY OF INCIDENTS --
HOSTILE SIOUX AND FRIENDLY CHEYENNES --
ARROW ESCAPE OF THE LATTER --
OUR PICKET MIMICKED --
MORE MASSACRES --
CROQUET INTRODUCED INTO ABSARAKA --
CHAPTER XIX. --
NIGHT SCENES --
CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL VISITORS --
AURORA --
LUNAR RAINBOW --
METEORITES --
INDIANS ALL IN THEIR WAR-PAINT --
CHAPTER XX. --
DOMESTIC, SOCIAL, AND RELIGIOUS LIFE, WITH THE EPISODES THEREIN OCCURRING --
CHAPTER XXI. --
INDIAN WARFARE.
Responsibility: by Margaret Carrington.

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