Give Me Eighty Men: Women and the Myth of the Fetterman Fight

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GIVE ME
EIGHTY MEN
WOMEN AND THE
MYTH OF THE
FETTERMAN FIGHT

SHANNON D. SMITH

University of Nebraska Press | Lincoln & London

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vi
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction xvii
  • Chapter 1 - Prelude to Disaster 1
  • Chapter 2 - To the Frontier 25
  • Chapter 3 - Ladies of the Regiment 41
  • Chapter 4 - Officers and Gentlemen 58
  • Chapter 5 - Hard Lessons Learned 75
  • Chapter 6 - The Battle of the Hundred-in-the-Hands 94
  • Chapter 7 - Blazing a Paper Trail 128
  • Chapter 8 - Women's Work 159
  • Chapter 9 - The Rest of the Story 188
  • Notes 201
  • Bibliography 219
  • Index 229
  • In the Women in the West Series 237
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