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Military engagements between United States troops and Plains Indians by George Emory Fay

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Published by Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado in Greeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Plains

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Wars.,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1815-1875.,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementdocumentary inquiry by the U.S. Congress. Assembled/edited by George E. Fay.
SeriesEthnology series,, no. 26-<27-29, 34-35 >, Occasional publications in anthropology., no. 26, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.G73 F39
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1a, 1b, 2-6 >
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5080880M
LC Control Number74151869

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Military engagements between United States troops and Plains Indians. Greeley, [Colo.]: Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George E Fay. Military engagements between United States troops and Plains Indians. Greeley [Colo.]: Museum of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: George E Fay.   The “Indian wars,” so mythologized in western folklore, were a series of sporadic, localized, and often brief engagements between U.S. military forces and various Native American groups. The more sustained and more impactful conflict, meanwhile, was economic and cultural. --Robert M. Utley Author of Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, A much-needed up-to-date guide to the critical forts of the Indian campaigns of the late nineteenth century. This book should be on the shelves of everyone with an interest in the West during this traumatic period of American history/5(13).

The Army In The Indian Wars, Perhaps because of a tendency to view the record of a military establishment in terms of conflict, the U.S. Army’s operational experience in the quarter century following the Civil War has come to be known as the Indian Wars. The last part of the United States settled by Euro-Americans wasn’t the West Coast but rather the Great Plains, stretching from the Texas Panhandle up through western Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, eastern Colorado, and the western Dakotas into eastern Montana — between the mountains to the west and fertile prairies to the east. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass and also commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army. Naval engagement between US and Japan in the Bering Sea. (Battle of the Ruhr) March 5, – J – The Battle of the Ruhr of was a 5-month British campaign of strategic bombing during the Second World War against the Nazi Germany Ruhr Area, which had coke plants, steelworks, and 10 synthetic oil plants.

It was the first military conflict between the United States and the western Native Americans. – Winnebago War – Also referred to as the Le Fèvre Indian War, this armed conflict took place in Wisconsin between the Winnebago and military forces. Losses of lives were minimal, but the war was a precedent to the much larger Black Hawk War. The United States military protected the expanding western frontier from the s to the s. Military personnel surveyed land; enforced government policy; protected settlers; and guarded stage, mail, and telegraph routes. Expanding settlement led to conflicts with the many Indian nations.   In less than three hours on November 4, , American Indians destroyed the United States Army, inflicting more than casualties on a force of some 1, men. Proportionately it was the biggest military disaster the United States ever suffered. It was also the biggest victory American Indians ever won. RED RIVER Red River War, a series of military engagements fought between the United States Army and warriors of the Kiowa, Comanche, Southern Cheyenne, and southern Arapaho Indian tribes from June of into the spring of , began when the federal government defaulted on obligations undertaken to those tribes by the Treaty of Medicine Lodge in