The Battle of the Washita: The Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69

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Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer was victorious in only one engagement against the American Indians--the Battle of the Washita. Eight years before the Little Bighorn, Custer marched his men through heavy snows to attack a village of Cheyenne Indians under Chief Black Kettle, the most peaceful of the Cheyenne leaders. The Indians did not consider themselves to be at war and were taken by surprise by the dawn attack. Over one hundred men, women, and children were killed and eight hundred horses shot. Was the ...

The Battle of the Washita: The Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69 1980, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803223073

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The Battle of the Washita: The Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69 1979, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

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The Battle of the Washita: The Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69 1976, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385112741

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