Twenty Years Among Our Hostile Indians: Describibg the Characteristics, Customs, Habits, Religion, Marriages, Dances, and the Battles of the Wild Indians in Their Natural State, Together With, the Fur Companies, Overland Stage, Pony Express, Electric Telegraph, and Other Phases of Life in the Pathless Regions of the Wild West
Stackpole Books, 2002 - History - 480 pages
Jacob Lee Humfreville was a Civil War veteran who earned a Regular Army commission as a lieutenant in the 9th U.S. Cavalry, the "Buffalo Soldiers," in 1866. In this beautifully illustrated work, Humfreville offers his observations on all aspects of Plains Indian life. His views were sometimes simplistic, but unfailingly sympathetic.
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