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 - Includes pictures *includes accounts of apache scouts written by other soldiers *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “Even if we should be able to dislodge them from the rough mountain ridges and impenetrable woods which cover the immense territories of these frontiers, they would seek better asylum in the vastness of the Sierra Madre.

Successive waves of immigrations would change Apache lifestyle forever. 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. Along with pictures of important people, places, you will learn about the Apache scouts like never before, and events, in no time at all.

The Apache Scouts: The History and Legacy of the Native Scouts Used During the Indian Wars #ad - Army. 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. The apache were soon cornered into the most remote areas and conflict became inevitable. 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.

They know how to surprise and destroy our troops in the mountains and on the plains. They are not ignorant of the use and power of our arms; they manage their own with dexterity; and they are as good or better horsemen than the Spaniards, and having no towns, castles, or temples to defend they may only be attacked in their dispersed and movable rancherias.

Bernardo de galvez, instructions for governing the interior provinces of New Spain, 1787 The Quivera Society, Berkeley The Apache of the American Southwest have achieved almost legendary status for their fierceness and their tenacity in fighting the U.

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Indeh: An Apache Odyssey, with New Maps

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OU Press #ad - All the narratives have been carefully chosen to illustrate important facets of the Apache experience. A fascinating account of Apache history and ethnography. Indeh is oral history at its best. R. David edmunds, Utah Historical Quarterly. It also should be well received by the Native American community. 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.

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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 - Powell was successful and returned to the fort unscathed. Newspapers labeled the event, was the greatest defeat in terms of the number of U. S. By october 1866, carrington’s officers and men pressured him to go on the offensive and take the fight to the Native Americans. Civil war veterans Captain William J.

Carrington set out from fort laramie to establish a series of forts along the Bozeman Trail with the goal of protecting migrants moving along the trail. Carrington had about 1, 000 people in his column, of which about 700 were soldiers and 300 were civilians, likely soldiers’ families and migrants. About midday, soldiers at fort Kearny heard a large volume of gunfire coming from the north, the direction where Fetterman had led his troops.

The Fetterman Massacre: The History and Legacy of the U.S. Army's Worst Defeat during Red Cloud's War #ad - Fetterman and Captain James W. Soldiers killed experienced by the Army at the hands of Native Americans. 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. Fetterman also repeatedly displayed utter contempt for the Native Americans.

The pressure was increased by the arrival of a company of sixty-three cavalry troopers led by Lieutenant Horatio S. Carrington dispatched 75 troops towards the gunfire and soon afterwards sent another 48.

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Lt. Charles Gatewood & His Apache Wars Memoir

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University of Nebraska Press #ad - 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 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. Gatewood 1853–96, an educated Virginian, served in the Sixth U. S. Although he died before he completed his project, Lt.

Lt. Charles Gatewood & His Apache Wars Memoir #ad - 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. Louis kraft presents gatewood’s previously unpublished account, detailed notes, additional text that fills in the gaps in Gatewood’s narrative, complementing it with an introduction, and an epilogue.

Charles B. Cavalry as the commander of Indian scouts. Gatewood was largely accepted by the Native peoples with whom he worked because of his efforts to understand their cultures.

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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 - Peppered with various escape attempts, Lehmann’s recollections are fresh and exciting in spite of the years past. After a few years, lehmann became completely integrated into the warrior life, joining in on raids throughout the South-West and Mexico. 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. 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.

Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians #ad - . The phenomenon of a "white boy" raised by "Indians" made him a notable figure in the United States. Lehmann provides us with a fascinating look at Apache, and later, Comanche culture. 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.

. 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.

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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 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.

 . The conquest of apacheria is an epic of heroism, misunderstanding, mixed with chicanery, and tragedy, on both sides. Here, life was as harsh, where the elusive, phantomlike Apache bands roamed, cruel, and pitiless as the country itself. Cushing, delshay, and the formidable apache leaders, chan-deisi, the famous Camp Grant Massacre, Chunz, including Cochise, Big Rump, Victorio, General Crook’s offensive in Apacheria and his difficulties with General Miles, and Geronimo.

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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 - His kidnapping started the longest war in American history, and both sides--the Apaches and the white invaders—blamed him for it. Howard, tom horn, and nelson miles; the scouts and frontiersmen al sieber, Tom Jeffords, George Crook, 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.

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.

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. He was the only man Geronimo ever feared. This is mickey free's story, but also the story of his contemporaries: the great Apache leaders Mangas Coloradas, and Victorio; the soldiers Kit Carson, Cochise, O.

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

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.

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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. Crook relied on sieber to lead Apache scouts against renegade Apaches, who were adept at hiding and raiding from within their native terrain.

In this carefully researched biography, Dan L. Perhaps the greatest tribute to his abilities was paid by a San Carlos Apache who, he said, no matter how miserable life might become, because, Sieber would find him even if he left no tracks. 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.

Al Sieber: Chief of 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.

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

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Touchstone #ad - Here is the epic and tragic story of Indian heroes--men and women--fighting for their land, their lives, and their freedom. 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.

Tracking provided on most orders. Using first-person accounts in historical archives, David Roberts presents many sides of the Indian rebellion that began in the mid-1800s. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. 16 pages of photographs. Condition: New.

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Tomahawk scout Field Manual: Survival skills of the Apache Scouts

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. 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. 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 - . Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Chief victorio of the warm springs Apache has recounted the turbulent life of his people between 1876 and 1886. Inured, nana, and finally geronimo in a vain attempt to maintain those things they held more dear than life itself—freedom, Apaches stood strong beside Victorio, indeed trained, to suffering, homeland, dignity as human beings.

Recalls not only the hunger, pursuit, feelings, and strife of those years, but also the thoughts, and culture of the hunted tribe. 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. 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.

In the Days of Victorio; Recollections of a Warm Springs Apache #ad - Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. 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.

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