Blood on the Moon: Valentine McGillycuddy and the Sioux

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McGillycuddy seems to be enjoying one of his periodical troubles with Red Cloud. There appears to be blood on the moon, wrote a Laramie newspaperman early in the 1880s. Energetic and combative, principled and stubborn, Dr. Valentine T. McGillycuddy was one of the most colorful and controversial figures on the American frontier.As head of the Pine Ridge Agency in Dakota Territory, beginning in 1879, he built a boarding school, organized the Indian police, and won the respect and affection of many Sioux. But his feuding with ...

Blood on the Moon: Valentine McGillycuddy and the Sioux 1990, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803281707

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