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Battles of the Red River War

J. Brett Cruse

Battles of the Red River War

archeological perspectives on the Indian campaign of 1874

by J. Brett Cruse

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Red River War, 1874-1875,
  • Indians of North America -- Southern Plains -- Antiquities,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Red River Valley (Tex.-La.),
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Texas -- Palo Duro Canyon,
  • Red River Valley (Tex.-La.) -- Antiquities,
  • Palo Duro Canyon (Tex.) -- Antiquities,
  • Southern Plains -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242) and index.

    StatementJ. Brett Cruse ; with contributions by Martha Doty Freeman and Douglas D. Scott ; foreword by Robert M. Utley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE83.875 .C78 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17069384M
    ISBN 101603440275
    ISBN 109781603440271
    LC Control Number2007039365
    OCLC/WorldCa173748342

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"This book by J. Brett Cruse is an archeological and historical tour de force of an investigation led by Cruse of the major battles of the Red River War. US army forces carried out a series of attacks against groups of Cheyenne, Comanche, and Kiowa that were living in what they thought were the safe confines of the canyon lands in the Texas Panhandle."/5(6).

Battles of the Red River War unearths a long-buried record of the collision of two cultures. InU.S. forces led by Col. Ranald S.

Mackenzie carried out a surprise attack on several Cheyenne, Comanche, and Kiowa bands that had taken refuge in the Palo Duro Canyon of the Texas panhandle and destroyed their winter stores and horses/5.

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Battles of the Red River War unearths a long-buried record of the collision of two cultures. InU.S. forces led by Col. Ranald S.

Mackenzie carried out a. Battles of the Red River War unearths a long-buried record of the collision of two cultures. InU.S. forces led by Col.

Ranald S. Mackenzie carried out a surprise attack on several Cheyenne, Comanche, and Kiowa bands that had taken refuge in the Palo Duro Canyon of the Texas panhandle and destroyed their winter stores and horses.

Battles of the Red River War unearths a long-buried record of the collision of two cultures. InU.S. forces led by Col.

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