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An Indian Campaign by Col. H. L. Moore

An Indian Campaign

by Col. H. L. Moore

Publication: Privately printed, n d (ca 1890), N P

First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, 13 stapled pages, double columns. Eberstadt 114:769 says: "Printed in a few copies for the family. Narrative of the Texas Indian uprising of 1868, and of Sheridan's winter campaign against them." When General Sherman requested support from Crawford, Governor of Kansas, Crawford asked for volunteers and Horace Moore joined the Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry as Lieutenant Colonel. He gives accounts of Custer and the Washita Fight and their efforts after the battle to subdue the remaining in Oklahoma and Sweetwater, Texas, Satanta and Lone Wolf included. Also contains the capture of Mrs. R. F. Blinn and her two-year-old son. Moore writes a vivid narrative of the expedition against the Kiowas and the Comanches which resulted in forcing the Kiowas, Comanches, Cheyennes, and Arapahoes onto their reservation. This item is considered to be rare and the last copy to appear in public auction was in 1965. Very good copy.

Inventory Number: 48494

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