Frontiersmen in Blue: The United States Army and the Indian, 1848-1865

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U of Nebraska Press, 1981 - History - 384 pages
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A comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the U.S. regular and volunteer armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War.
 

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Contents

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IV
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78
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91
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108
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142
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Robert M. Utley is recognized as one of the leading historians of the American West. He is the author of the much-acclaimed Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life, published by the University of Nebraska Press in 1989, and of the award-winning books Cavalier in Buckskin: George Armstrong Custer and the Western Military Frontier (1988) and High Noon in Lincoln: Violence on the Western Frontier (1987), as well as the authoritative Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866?1891 (also a Bison Book).

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