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Author Magid, Paul, 1940- author.

Title An honest enemy : George Crook and the struggle for Indian rights / Paul Magid
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 554 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- It Is an Outrage -- Blood on the Snow -- I Am a Man -- The Ponca Commission -- Crook House -- Cowboys and Indians -- Investing in the Future -- Return to Apacheria -- There Is Not Now a Hostile Apache in Arizona -- Preparations for a Campaign -- Into the Sierra Madre -- Geronimo -- Hunter and Prey -- Fire in My Rear -- Settling Down the Chir i ca huas -- Move to Turkey Creek -- More Fire from the Rear -- Breakout -- Pursuit into Mexico -- A Tragic Loss -- Cañon de los Embudos -- Too Wedded to My Views -- Changing of the Guard -- Campaigning for Indian Rights -- Omaha Sojourn -- Chicago -- The Sioux Commission -- End of Days -- Summing Up -- Notes -- Index
Summary An Honest Enemy, the third and final volume in Magid's account of George Crook's life and involvement in the Indian wars. Using rarely tapped information, including Crook's own diaries, the work documents in dramatic detail the general's arduous and dangerous campaigns against the Chiricahua Apaches and their leader Geronimo, action that forms a backdrop to the transformation in the general's role vis-à-vis Native Americans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 10, 2022)
SUBJECT Crook, George, 1829-1890.
Crook, George, 1829-1890 fast
Subject United States. Army -- Biography.
SUBJECT United States. Army fast
Subject Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934.
Generals -- United States -- Biography
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Wars
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780806167039
Other Titles George Crook and the struggle for Indian rights