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Author Hocking, Doug, author

Title The Black Legend : George Bascom, Cochise, and the start of the Apache Wars / Doug Hocking
Published Guilford, Connecticut ; Helena, Montana : Two Dot, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 373 pages)
Contents Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. An Overview of the Black Legend of Cochise and Lieutenant Bascom; 2. George Nicholas Bascom; 3. Richard S. Ewell, the Occupation of Arizona, and the Founding of Fort Buchanan; 4. The Settlements of Arizona; 5. Life at Fort Buchanan; 6. Cochise and the Overland Mail; 7. Apache Fight for Survival; 8. The Raid on Johnny Ward's Ranch; 9. Negotiating with Cochise; 10. Life Surrounded by Five Hundred Apaches; 11. Surgeon Irwin Earns First Medal of Honor; 12. The Cavalry Arrives; 13. Cochise's Revenge; 14. Aftermath; 15. Conclusions: Why War Came
16. Conclusions: Bascom ExoneratedAppendix A: Company C, 7th Regiment of U.S. Infantry, February 18611; Appendix B: Sergeant Daniel Robinson's Wagon Train; Appendix C: Others at Apache Pass; Appendix D: Increased Commitment to Guard the Overland Mail; Appendix E: Biographical Index; Appendix F: The Arizona Wagon Train; Appendix G: Military Correspondence; Appendix H: Apache Accounts; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary "In 1861, war between the United States and the hostile Chiricahua Apaches seemed inevitable. When a young boy was kidnapped from his stepfather's ranch, Lieutenant George Bascom confronted Apache leader Cochise, setting the smoldering conflict ablaze. This book examines the legend and provides a new analysis of Bascom and Cochise's behavior within the historical context of the Indian Wars"--Provided by publishers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 07, 2018)
Subject Bascom, George Nicholas, 1837-1862.
Cochise, Apache chief, 1805?-1874.
SUBJECT Bascom, George Nicholas, 1837-1862 fast
Cochise, Apache chief, 1805?-1874 fast
Subject Apache Indians -- Wars -- Arizona
Chiricahua Indians -- Wars -- Arizona
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Apache Indians -- Wars
Chiricahua Indians -- Wars
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018026787
ISBN 9781493034468