Great Western Indian Fights

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GREAT WESTERN INDIAN FIGHTS

by
Members of the
Potomac Corral of The Westerners
Washington, D. C.

EDITED BY
The Publications Committee
B. W. Allred
J. C. Dykes, Chairman
Frank Goodwyn
D. Harper Simms

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS
LINCOLN and LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • The Writers 7
  • List of Illustrations 15
  • Maps 16
  • 1. the Indian Wars of the West 19
  • Part I Fur Trading Days 1832 27
  • Introduction 27
  • 2. the Pierre's Hole Fight 30
  • Part II Under the Lone Star 1841 39
  • Introduction 39
  • 3. Battle of Bandera Pass O. Clark Fisher 41
  • Part III Fighting in the Far West 1858-60 47
  • Introduction 47
  • 4. the Indians Have an Inning: To-Hoto-Nim-Me 50
  • 5. the Soldiers Have Theirs: Four Lakes and Spokane Plains 61
  • 6. the Battle of Pyramid Lake 73
  • Part IV the Civil War Plus 1861-65 83
  • Introduction 83
  • 7. the Battle of Wood Lake 86
  • 8. Canyon De Chelly 94
  • 9. the First Battle of Adobe Walls Lawrence V. Compton 102
  • Part V Action on the Bozeman Trail 1866-67 109
  • Introduction 109
  • 10. the Fetterman Fight 117
  • 11. the Hayfield Fight 132
  • 12. the Wagon Box Fight Roy E. Appleman 148
  • Part VI Post Civil War: Southern Plains 1868 163
  • Introduction 163
  • 13. the Fight at Beecher Island 165
  • 14. Battle of the Washita Lawrence Frost 175
  • Part VII Pawnee Vs. Sioux 1873 183
  • Introduction 183
  • 15. the Battle of Massacre Canyon 185
  • Part VIII the Modoc War 1872-73 189
  • Introduction 189
  • 16. Blood on the Lava 192
  • Part IX the Southern Plains 1874 201
  • Introduction 201
  • 17. the Second Battle of Adobe Walls 203
  • 18. the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon 214
  • Part X the Northern Plains 1876 221
  • Introduction 221
  • 19. the Battle of the Rosebud 225
  • 20. the Battle of the Little Bighorn 235
  • Part XI Apaches Vs. Apaches 1871-86 255
  • Introduction 255
  • Part XII Trouble in the Mountains 1877-79 267
  • Introduction 267
  • 22. the Bannack Indian War of 1878 270
  • 23. Besieged on Milk Creek 281
  • Part XIII the Cheyennes Go Home 1878 293
  • Introduction 293
  • 24. Massacre of the Dull Knife Band 295
  • Part XIV the Ghost Dance 1891 303
  • Introduction 303
  • 25. Tragedy at Wounded Knee George Metcalf 307
  • Bibliography 318
  • Appendix the Potomac Corral, the Westerners 327
  • Index 329
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