Us Infantry in the Indian Wars 1865-91

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Thanks to Hollywood's many portrayals of the US Cavalry, it is little understood that the infantry played as great a part in the Indian Wars of the 1860s-80s, and were more consistently successful. The great Paiute War of 1866, where the infantry of the most renowned Indian-fighting general, George Cook, excelled in battle, together with the role of other infantry units in the final subjugation of Geronimo's Apaches in 1886, are but two instances of their achievements. Moreover, after the Custer massacre, it was the ...

Us Infantry in the Indian Wars 1865-91 2007, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781841769059

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