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The Reynolds Campaign On Powder River. J. W. VAUGHN

The Reynolds Campaign On Powder River.


Other works by J. W. VAUGHN

Publication: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961, Norman

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, xv [1], 239 pp., introduction, illustrated, maps, appendices, bibliography, index. On March 17, 1876, against the backdrop of the frenzied gold rush to the Black Hills, Colonel Joseph J. Reynolds led an attack on a Cheyenne Indian village. Although it was considered a military failure, the engagement marked the decision of the U.S. government to force a final showdown with the Indians. The story of the expedition of General George Crook into the cold north country and the attack on the Cheyenne village by Colonel Joseph J. Reynolds. Custer High Spot 35 says, "the beginnings of the 1876 campaign are covered quite well by J.W. Vaughn." A Fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket shows considerable rubbing and some very light, occasional edgewear.

Inventory Number: 51649