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Hancock's war : conflict on the southern plains / by William Y. Chalfant ; foreword by Jerome A. Greene

Author
Chalfant, William Y (William Young) 1928-
Subject
Hancock, Winfield Scott 1824-1886
Date
2010
1866-1895
19th century
Type
Books
Physical Description
540 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents
An ill wind blows -- In the wake of the treaty -- The Fort Zarah council -- A storm brewing -- The march begins -- From Fort Harker to Fort Larned -- In camp at Fort Larned -- The first council -- The march resumes -- Confrontation -- The village -- Pursuit -- The wrath of Hancock -- The Kiowa and Arapahoe councils -- Fort Hays, Fort Harker, and return -- Flight -- Custer foiled and frustrated -- War begins -- Custer moves north -- To the forks of the Republican -- The blooding of the seventh cavalry -- Fort Wallace besieged -- Custer, the Kidder factor, and the march for Fort Wallace -- A mystery solved -- A dash to Fort Riley and court-martial -- A summer of war -- The Medicine Lodge peace treaties
Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries
Place
Kansas
Great Plains