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Buckskin and blanket days : memoirs of a friend of the Indians

Author: Thomas Henry Tibbles
Publisher: Chicago : Lakeside Press : R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1985.
Series: Lakeside classics, v. 83.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These are the reminiscences a man who spent his life involved in numerous causes and eventually gained recognition as an activist for Indian reform and, later, as a candidate for Vice President of the United States. His stories show the complex situations between the various factions int he Plains States just before and for several decades after the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Biographies
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Biography
Named Person: Thomas Henry Tibbles; Thomas Henry Tibbles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Henry Tibbles
OCLC Number: 12989766
Notes: Originally published: Garden City : Doubleday, 1957.
Includes index.
Description: liv, 466 pages : illustrations, color maps, portraits ; 18 cm.
Contents: Historical introduction --
Son of the wilderness --
Pursuing the frontier --
Sentenced to be hanged --
I join Lane's staff --
Lent to Old John Brown --
The final skirmishes --
Back to the wilds --
A guest of the Indians --
We seek buffalo meat --
Two bears and I become Koo-Bay --
Promoted --
We lose Sunshine --
On the warpath for revenge --
The Pawnees cross the trail --
Vengeance on the Sioux --
Civilization reclaims me --
The Indians try new paths --
Revolvers and Bibles --
We face the famine --
Sent to Old Spot --
The Poncas need help --
The real fight begins --
Sympathy for the Indians --
I visit the Indian Territory --
Guests of the Poncas tribe --
On our way --
Pipe-dancing the Sioux --
We look before and after --
Sitting Bull welcomes us --
Our long fight ends --
Trouble at Pine Ridge --
The Battle of Wounded Knee --
The aftermath at Pine Ridge --
Warfare yields to peace.
Series Title: Lakeside classics, v. 83.
Responsibility: by Thomas Henry Tibbles.

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These are the reminiscences a man who spent his life involved in numerous causes and eventually gained recognition as an activist for Indian reform and, later, as a candidate for Vice President of the United States. His stories show the complex situations between the various factions int he Plains States just before and for several decades after the Civil War.

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