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'I will not surrender the hair of a horse's tail' : the Victorio Campaign 1879

Author: Robert N Watt
Publisher: Solihull, West Midlands, England : Helion & Company Limited, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major new account of the Victorio Campaign of 1879-1881, the most intensive confrontation between Apaches and the USA since the early 1860s.

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Named Person: Victorio, Apache Chief; Victorio, Apache Chief
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Watt
ISBN: 9781911512769 1911512765 1913118282 9781913118280
OCLC Number: 1017098144
Description: xvii, 504 pages, viii pages of plates : illustrations, color maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Role of Politics and History: Has the Victorio Campaign Been Neglected? --
2. The Warm Springs and Chiricahua Apache Guerrillas --
3. Political Constraints on the US Army --
4. Origins of the Victorio Campaign: 1870 to 1877 --
5. Concentration Policy: 1876-1877 --
6. Phoney War, 1877-9 --
7. Ojo Caliente and McEvers' Ranch, August-September 1879 --
8. Headwaters, the Animas, 18 September 1879 --
9. Cuchillo Negro Fight, 29-30 September 1879 --
10. Massacre Peak: Victorio Strikes the Rio Grande Valley, October 1879 --
11. Pursuit into Mexico, October 1879 --
12. Ambush in the Candelaria Mountains, November 1879 --
13. Unfinished Business: Major Morrow Prepares for the 1880 Indian Campaign, November-December 1879 --
Appendices --
I. Material relating to Chapter 7 --
II. Material relating to Chapter 8.
Responsibility: Robert N. Watt.

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This tale of Victorio and Nana and their Chihenne Apaches as they take on the might of the Ninth Cavalry is inspirational and enthralling, and this book will go down in the annals of American history Read more...

 
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