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The Resource Army sacrifices : briefs from official pigeon-holes, James B. Fry ; with a new introduction by Jerome A. Greene

Army sacrifices : briefs from official pigeon-holes, James B. Fry ; with a new introduction by Jerome A. Greene

Label
Army sacrifices : briefs from official pigeon-holes
Title
Army sacrifices
Title remainder
briefs from official pigeon-holes
Statement of responsibility
James B. Fry ; with a new introduction by Jerome A. Greene
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The following brief sketches of actual occurrences, scattered over a period of nearly thirty years are presented as examples of the dangers and privations to which our soldiers in active service in the Indian country are continually exposed, and the gallantry and fortitude they display. The recitals are mainly recasts of official reports, in some instances without a change even in terms"--Pref
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1827-1894
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fry, James B.
Dewey number
973.8/1
Index
no index present
LC call number
E83.866
LC item number
.F94 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Frontier classics series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Indians of North America
  • Black Hills War, 1876-1877
  • Beecher Island, Battle of, Colo., 1868
  • Fetterman Fight, Wyo., 1866
Label
Army sacrifices : briefs from official pigeon-holes, James B. Fry ; with a new introduction by Jerome A. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : D. Van Nostrand, 1879
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Custer's defeat by Sitting Bull -- The island of death (Forsyth's fight) -- Gunnison's massacre -- Written in blood (Hartsuff's fight) -- Soldiers afloat (A voyage to Oregon in 1848) -- The Penitentes -- The fatal valley (the Fetterman massacre) -- Forty degrees below zero (Henry's march) -- Bison -- Outnumbered but not outdone (Powell's fight) -- Bill and Dan -- He curses the Apache (Pfeiffer's fight) -- A man-trap (the Grattan massacre) -- A daring plunge (Mellen's ride) -- Modoc treachery (the Canby massacre)
Control code
ocm51566380
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780811728249
Lccn
2003042451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51566380
Label
Army sacrifices : briefs from official pigeon-holes, James B. Fry ; with a new introduction by Jerome A. Greene
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : D. Van Nostrand, 1879
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Custer's defeat by Sitting Bull -- The island of death (Forsyth's fight) -- Gunnison's massacre -- Written in blood (Hartsuff's fight) -- Soldiers afloat (A voyage to Oregon in 1848) -- The Penitentes -- The fatal valley (the Fetterman massacre) -- Forty degrees below zero (Henry's march) -- Bison -- Outnumbered but not outdone (Powell's fight) -- Bill and Dan -- He curses the Apache (Pfeiffer's fight) -- A man-trap (the Grattan massacre) -- A daring plunge (Mellen's ride) -- Modoc treachery (the Canby massacre)
Control code
ocm51566380
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780811728249
Lccn
2003042451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51566380

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