On the Border with Crook Expanded Annotated

This edition is updated with biographical information on Bourke and annotated with updated notes.Crook and Bourke were at the center of enormous change in the American West.

On the Border with Crook  Expanded  Annotated

One of the most important first-hand account of the Indian Wars you'll ever read. Captain John Gregory Bourke's classic volume on his time as aide-de-camp to General George Crook has been considered essential reading since it was published in 1891. This edition is updated with biographical information on Bourke and annotated with updated notes.Crook and Bourke were at the center of enormous change in the American West. Both of them were distinguished Civil War veterans and both believed there was a way to aid American westward expansion while treating native peoples with justice. Their careers in the West paralleled those of Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, Geronimo, and Sitting Bull, all of with whom they had dealings.A true soldier-scholar, highly-educated, and a Medal of Honor recipient, Bourke brought to this work an intelligent perspective, admiration for his commander, a deep desire to understand Native American ways, and a generous portion of humor. He was recognized in his time as an important ethnographer and writer.Every memoir of the American West provides us with another view of the movement that changed the country forever.

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On the Border with Crook (Expanded, Annotated)
Language: en
Pages: 523
Authors: John Gregory Bourke
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-16 - Publisher:

One of the most important first-hand account of the Indian Wars you'll ever read. Captain John Gregory Bourke's classic volume on his time as aide-de-camp to General George Crook has been considered essential reading since it was published in 1891. This edition is updated with biographical information on Bourke and
On the Border with Crook
Language: en
Pages: 491
Authors: John Gregory Bourke
Categories: Generals
Type: BOOK - Published: 1891 - Publisher:

A firsthand account of General George Crook's campaigns against the Indians, by a member of his staff.
The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke Volume 3
Language: en
Pages: 555
Authors: John Gregory Bourke, Charles M. Robinson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10 - Publisher: University of North Texas Press

These volumes are a first person narrative of a soldier in the West during the Great Sioux War and the Cheyenne Outbreak as well as other important Indian battles. Extensive information is also given about the Native Americans living during those times.
The Army’s Sioux Campaign of 1876
Language: en
Pages: 85
Authors: Major Mark V. Hoyt
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-06 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

During the first half of 1876 the Army conducted three expeditions against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. The results of these three expeditions were: the first expedition destroying a small village, the second expedition being defeated in a meeting engagement, and the third expedition suffering the annihilation of five companies.
Soldiers West
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Durwood Ball, Paul Andrew Hutton
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-19 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

From the War of 1812 to the end of the nineteenth century, U.S. Army officers were instrumental in shaping the American West. They helped explore uncharted places and survey and engineer its far-flung transportation arteries. Many also served in the ferocious campaigns that drove American Indians onto reservations. Soldiers West