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The Army and the Indian

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Articles by William T. Sherman, James A. Garfield, John Pope, Nelson A. Miles, Elizabeth Custer, and othersTopics include army life on the frontier, Indian scouts, women's experiences, and commanders and their campaignsThis is the final installment of a series that seeks to tell the saga of the military struggle for the American West, using the words of the soldiers, nonco ...more
Hardcover, 532 pages
Published December 21st 2004 by Stackpole Books (first published December 1st 2004)
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Part of the Eyewitness to the Indian Wars Series; it contains contemporary accounts of life and conflicts on the frontier. Useful for the insights it can provide, it contains various interesting comments but overall is somewhat dry.
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Peter Cozzens is the author of sixteen critically acclaimed books on the American Civil War and the American West. Cozzens also is a recently retired Foreign Service Officer, U. S. Department of State.

His newest book, The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West was published by Alfred A. Knopf in October 2016. Amazon selected it as a Best Book of November 2016.

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