The Apache Scouts: The History and Legacy of the Native Scouts Used During the Indian Wars

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - The story of the apache scouts is one of the most unusual in the annals of military history, a tale of a supposedly superior army adapting the strategy and tactics of a much smaller and technologically inferior foe. More serious trouble began in the mid-19th century with the conquest of the region by the United States and the influx of large numbers of ranchers, farmers, and miners.

Army indian scouts used in the Apache Wars analyzes the use of native scouts and the history of the Apache wars that stretched over decades. Like the majority of native american groups, the Apache were eventually vanquished and displaced by America’s westward push, but the Apache’s military prowess remain legendary.

The Apache Scouts: The History and Legacy of the Native Scouts Used During the Indian Wars #ad - . Names like nana, and geronimo are synonymous with bravery and daring, Cochise, and the tribe had that reputation long before the Americans arrived. The apache kept herds of animals and would trade and raid with the settled tribes. The cavalry tried many different tactics, including hiring native scouts, but it wasn’t until they hired Apaches to go after other Apaches that they were able to finally defeat the hostile bands.

The apache were soon cornered into the most remote areas and conflict became inevitable. First the spanish and then the Mexicans moved into what is now northern Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas. Army. The apache scouts: The History and Legacy of the U.

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Indeh: An Apache Odyssey, with New Maps

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OU Press #ad - Moreover, they make very interesting reading. This is a major contribution to both Apache history and to the history of the Southwest. The book should appeal to a very wide audience. It also should be well received by the Native American community. A fascinating account of Apache history and ethnography. All the narratives have been carefully chosen to illustrate important facets of the Apache experience.

Indeh is oral history at its best. R. David edmunds, Utah Historical Quarterly.

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The Fetterman Massacre: The History and Legacy of the U.S. Army's Worst Defeat during Red Cloud's War

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Two days later, native americans again attacked a wood train, and carrington dispatched a mixed force of about 50 infantrymen and nearly 30 cavalry troopers and Colonel Carrington again chose Captain Powell to lead the relieving force, but Fetterman asserted his seniority to Powell and was thus given command of the soldiers.

Warriors approached and taunted the soldiers, but soon they began to disperse and disappear. Bingham in early November. Carrington dispatched 75 troops towards the gunfire and soon afterwards sent another 48. Carrington had about 1, 000 people in his column, of which about 700 were soldiers and 300 were civilians, likely soldiers’ families and migrants.

The Fetterman Massacre: The History and Legacy of the U.S. Army's Worst Defeat during Red Cloud's War #ad - The attacks were largely focused on the “wood trains”, comprised of soldiers and civilians harvesting lumber from the surrounding forest for the construction of the fort. Captain ten eyck, cautiously moved onto the battlefield and found Fetterman and his men dead, leading the relief force, stripped, and mutilated.

Meanwhile, the native american warriors had deployed a group of decoying riders, including Crazy Horse, who lured Fetterman’s troops over the ridge and into the waiting ambush. On december 19, another wood train was attacked, and Carrington dispatched a mixed company of cavalry and mounted infantry led by Captain Powell.

Until that time, the Fetterman Massacre, as U. S. Fetterman also repeatedly displayed utter contempt for the Native Americans.

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Lt. Charles Gatewood & His Apache Wars Memoir

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University of Nebraska Press #ad - Charles B. Kraft’s work offers new background information on Gatewood and throws the manuscript into new relief as a fresh account of how Gatewood viewed the events in which he took part. Charles gatewood & his apache wars memoir is an important firsthand account of Gatewood’s life as a commander of Apache scouts and as a military commandant of the White Mountain Indian Reservation.

. It was precisely this connection between Gatewood and the Indians, and with Geronimo and Naiche in particular, that led to his involvement in the last Apache war and his work for Indian rights. Realizing that he had more experience dealing with Native peoples than other lieutenants serving on the frontier, Gatewood decided to record his experiences.

Lt. Charles Gatewood & His Apache Wars Memoir #ad - Although he died before he completed his project, Lt. Louis kraft presents gatewood’s previously unpublished account, complementing it with an introduction, detailed notes, additional text that fills in the gaps in Gatewood’s narrative, and an epilogue. Gatewood was largely accepted by the Native peoples with whom he worked because of his efforts to understand their cultures.

Gatewood 1853–96, an educated Virginian, served in the Sixth U. S. Cavalry as the commander of Indian scouts. Lt.

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The Conquest of Apacheria

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University of Oklahoma Press #ad - Apacheria ran from the colorado to the Rio Grande and beyond, from the great canyons of the North for a thousand miles into Mexico. The conquest of apacheria is an epic of heroism, mixed with chicanery, and tragedy, misunderstanding, on both sides. Here, life was as harsh, phantomlike Apache bands roamed, where the elusive, cruel, and pitiless as the country itself.

The Conquest of Apacheria #ad - The author’s account of this important segment of Western American history includes the Walapais War, an eyewitness report on the death of the gallant lieutenant Howard B.  . Cushing, including cochise, the famous camp grant massacre, general Crook’s offensive in Apacheria and his difficulties with General Miles, Delshay, Victorio, Big Rump, and the formidable Apache leaders, Chunz, Chan-deisi, and Geronimo.

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Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians

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Independently published #ad - His memoir, fast-paced and compelling, tells of his arduous initial years with the Apache as he underwent a sometimes torturous initiation into Indian life. Peppered with various escape attempts, Lehmann’s recollections are fresh and exciting in spite of the years past. This is his dramatic and unique story.

. He published his autobiography, Nine Years Among the Indians in 1927. Lehmann's memoir is quite fantastic-sounding at times, but is regarded as one of the best of that rare breed of book, the first-person 'captivity story'. Nine years with the indians tells of violent clashes with white rangers and other Native American tribes, scalpings and the violence of life in nineteenth century western America.

Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians #ad - He tells of their rituals, medicinal practices and gives an insight into Native American manufacture of arrow-heads, saddles and shields. He lived first among the Apache and then the Comanche but eventually returned to his family later on in his life. The phenomenon of a "white boy" raised by "Indians" made him a notable figure in the United States.

. One of the values of Lehmann's book is its no-holds-barred, unapologetic tone. Rocky mountain news as a young child, Herman Lehmann was captured by a band of plundering Apache Indians and remained with them for nine years.

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The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History

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Broadway Books #ad - O. In the tradition of empire of the summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland. He was the only man Geronimo ever feared. He played a pivotal role in this long war for the desert Southwest from its beginning in 1861 until its end in 1890 with his pursuit of the renegade scout, Apache Kid.

In this sprawling, monumental work, Paul Hutton unfolds over two decades of the last war for the West through the eyes of the men and women who lived it. Howard, and nelson miles; the scouts and frontiersmen al sieber, george crook, Tom Horn, Tom Jeffords, and Texas John Slaughter; the great White Mountain scout Alchesay and the Apache female warrior Lozen; the fierce Apache warrior Geronimo; and the Apache Kid.

In the tradition of empire of the summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland. They called him Mickey Free. This is mickey free's story, cochise, and victorio; the soldiers Kit Carson, but also the story of his contemporaries: the great Apache leaders Mangas Coloradas, O.

The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History #ad - These lives shaped the violent history of the deserts and mountains of the Southwestern borderlands--a bleak and unforgiving world where a people would make a final, bloody stand against an American war machine bent on their destruction. A mixed-blood warrior who moved uneasily between the worlds of the Apaches and the American soldiers, he was never trusted by either but desperately needed by both.

His kidnapping started the longest war in American history, and both sides--the Apaches and the white invaders—blamed him for it.

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Al Sieber: Chief of Scouts

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University of Oklahoma Press #ad - Thrapp gives extensive evidence for Sieber’s expertise, noting that the expeditions he accompanied were highly successful whereas those from which he was absent met with few triumphs. In this carefully researched biography, Dan L. Crook relied on sieber to lead Apache scouts against renegade Apaches, who were adept at hiding and raiding from within their native terrain.

Al Sieber: Chief of Scouts #ad - General george crook planned and organized the principal apache campaign in Arizona, but the men who really won it were rugged frontiersmen such as Al Sieber, and General Nelson Miles took credit for its successful conclusion on the 1800s, the renowned Chief of Scouts. Perhaps the greatest tribute to his abilities was paid by a San Carlos Apache who, no matter how miserable life might become, because, he said, Sieber would find him even if he left no tracks.

In the tradition of empire of the summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland.

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Once They Moved Like The Wind : Cochise, Geronimo, And The Apache Wars

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Touchstone #ad - Condition: New. 16 pages of photographs. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Using first-person accounts in historical archives, David Roberts presents many sides of the Indian rebellion that began in the mid-1800s. In the tradition of empire of the summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland.

Once They Moved Like The Wind : Cochise, Geronimo, And The Apache Wars #ad - Isbn13: 9780671885564. Here is the epic and tragic story of Indian heroes--men and women--fighting for their land, their lives, and their freedom. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! .

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Tomahawk scout Field Manual: Survival skills of the Apache Scouts

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Tomahawk scout Field Manual: Survival skills of the Apache Scouts #ad - In the tradition of empire of the summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland. Isbn13: 9780671885564. Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The tomahawk scout Field Manual.

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In the Days of Victorio; Recollections of a Warm Springs Apache

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University of Arizona Press #ad - This eyewitness account. Chief victorio of the warm springs Apache has recounted the turbulent life of his people between 1876 and 1886. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. A warm and vital people, and have, the Apaches had, a great deal to offer. Arizona and the west  in the tradition of empire of the summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland.

Isbn13: 9780671885564. Recommended as general reading. Library journal "This volume contains a great deal of interesting information. Journal of the west "The Apache point of view is presented with great clarity. Books of the southwest "A valuable addition to the southwestern frontier shelf and long will be drawn upon and used.

In the Days of Victorio; Recollections of a Warm Springs Apache #ad - Journal of arizona history "A genuine contribution to the story of the Apache wars, and a very readable book as well. Westerners brand book "Shining through every page is the unquenchable spirit that was the Apache. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! .

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