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

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 19, 1994 - History - 368 pages
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Of the many tales of conflict and warfare between the U.S. government and the Indian tribes, perhaps none is more dramatic or revealing than the story of the Apache wars. Those wars were the final episode in the U.S. government's subjugation of the indigenous peoples; the surrender of Geronimo in 1886 effectively ended the Indian wars.
 

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Once they moved like the wind: Cochise, Geronimo, and the Apache wars

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Roberts, whose previous books have focused on mountaineering and travel, tells the story of the Chiricahua Apache resistance to the encroachments of the whites in post-Civil War frontier America ... Read full review

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A wonderfully detailed book that chronicles the attrocities and stories of all sides involved in the Apache Wars... I have no doubt that there is a bias in this book and that Roberts looks more favourably upon the Native Americans, yet this does not detract from the tale at all. Read full review

Contents

Preface
13
Cut the Tent
21
The Black Pot
30
Torture
43
The Unknown Cochise
50
1871
60
The General on Mulehack
76
This Is the Man
88
Geronimo Ascendant
104
GERONIMOS POWER 143
119
Notes
317
The End of Cochise 122
328
Bibliography
349
Acknowledgments
357
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David Roberts is the author of twenty-four books on mountaineering, adventure, and the history of the American Southwest. His essays and articles have appeared in National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and The Atlantic Monthly, among other publications. He lives in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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