Custer, Black Kettle, and the Fight on the Washita

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Using Cheyenne and Arapaho accounts, Charles J. Brill tells the story of General George Armstrong Custer's winter campaign on the southern plains in 1868-69, including his attack in Black Kettle's village on the snowy backs of the Washita River. Brill's searing account details the ruthlessness of the U.S. Army's efforts to punish southern plains tribes for what they considered incessant raiding and depredation. Brill provides the Indian point of view as he follows Custer into a battle that remains controversial to the ...

Custer, Black Kettle, and the Fight on the Washita 2002, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806134161

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