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Phil Sheridan and his army

Author: Paul Andrew Hutton
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrates and interprets Sheridan's western career as commander of the army from the Missouri to the Rockies and from Mexico to Canada. This definitive account of Sheridan's western career not only traces his central role in the final military defeat of the Indians but fills out the other sides of the general, who commanded Chicago after its great fire, quelled its labor riots, launched Buffalo Bill Cody on his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Hutton, Paul Andrew, 1949-
Phil Sheridan and his army.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)755237314
Named Person: Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip H Sheridan; Philip H Sheridan
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN: 0803223293 9780803223295 0803272278 9780803272279
OCLC Number: 10694656
Description: xvi, 479 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The making of a general : "Worth his weight in gold" --
Sheridan's campaign : "The enemies of our race" --
Battle of the Washita : "Kill or hang all warriors" --
Winter war : "The most sacred promise of protection" --
Campaign's end : "This shameless disregard for justice" --
Division of the Missouri : personalities, politics, and policies --
Varied duties of division command --
Forming military Indian policy : "The only good Indian is a dead Indian" --
Diplomacy at home and abroad --
Military factionalism and Indian policy : "The nest at Fort Still should be broken up" --
The Red River War : "Instruct them to act with vindictive earnestness" --
Reconstructing Louisiana : "To charge upon the liberties of his fellow-citizens" --
Crisis on the Northern Plains : "Sooner or later these Sioux have to be wiped out" --
The Great Sioux War : "We ought not to allow savages to beat us" --
The closing military frontier --
Four stars.
Responsibility: Paul Andrew Hutton.
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Narrates and interprets Sheridan's western career as commander of the army from the Missouri to the Rockies and from Mexico to Canada. This definitive account of Sheridan's western career not only traces his central role in the final military defeat of the Indians but fills out the other sides of the general, who commanded Chicago after its great fire, quelled its labor riots, launched Buffalo Bill Cody on his career, served as an observer in the Franco-Prussian War, played a key role in the 1876 election crisis, and championed a national park system free from commercial exploitation. - Back cover.

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