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Indian-fighting army

Fairfax Davis Downey

Indian-fighting army

by Fairfax Davis Downey

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- History -- 1848-1950,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFairfax Downey ; illustrated from drawings by Frederic Remington, Charles Schreyvogel and R.F. Zogbaum
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 329 p. :
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16249887M

    This latest book by a prolific writer of histories (The Guns at Gettysburg, Indian Fighting Army, etc.) and of historical novels for juveniles, gives the impression, to one reader at least, of being assembled from left-overs. The title, an elastic one, is at times misleading. The opening chapter deals with the scalping of Jane McCrae by Indians under Burgoyne, which aroused the .   THE RIGHT TO BE IN COMBAT. By Russell F. Weigley once a proud contingent of the post-Civil War Indian-fighting Army, now had a dubious combat record. Mr. Nalty's book suggests that it may.

    Book is by Fairfax Downey dated with illustrations by Frederick Remington and others. Book is in sound condition and is signed "Indian Fighting Army" illus. F. Remington by Keystone Auctions - | Bidsquare. Moreover, from the time of the French and Indian War in , what would become the American army was fighting Indians. Subjugating those Indians was a challenge of enormous magnitude: Only 5, soldiers patrolled a million square miles that was home to , to , Indians.

    Indian martial arts refers to the fighting systems of the Indian subcontinent.A variety of terms are used for the English phrases “Indian martial arts”, usually deriving from Dravidian sources. While they may seem to imply specific disciplines (e.g. archery, armed combat), by Classical times they were used generically for all fighting systems. Using Captain King's fictional writings of the late 19th and early 20th century, the author has gleaned an almost complete retelling of the life and manners of the Indian Fighting army of the plains. Captain, later General, King through his service years wrote through fiction to list the non-fictional rules of behavior that he and his brother 5/5(3).


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Indian-fighting army by Downey, Fairfax, Publication date Topics United States. Army, Indians of North America Publisher New York: Bantam Books Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Christine Wagner on Janu SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: In Frontier Regulars Robert M.

Utley combines scholarship and drama to produce an impressive history of the final, massive drive by the Regular Army to subdue and control the American Indians and open the West during the twenty-five years following the Civil War.

Here are incisive accounts of the campaign directed by Major General William Tecumseh Shermanfrom the first/5. OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The long arrow --Army in the west --Fort on the frontier --"We who are about to die" --Blood on the snow --They also served --General Sherman's scalp --"Hell with the fire out" --The human tigers --War of the wild roses --War horse on a stricken field --Revenge of the blue --Rearguard action.

INDIAN-FIGHTING ARMY:; Illustrated from drawings by Frederic Remington, Charles Schreyvogel and R.F. Zogbaum. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, First Edition. Indian Fighting Army by Downey, Fairfax. Bantam Books, Paperback. Good +. Soiled and chipped covers. Clean text. A good reading copy.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Frederick Remington; Charles Schreyvogel; R.F. Zogbaum. Cloth Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12 tall. Good / Very Good. Item # p. index. bibliography.

Luther High Spot # A few small chips on top of dj and wear at bottom of spine. A vivid and impressive account of the important battles between the U.S. Army and the. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 62 pages with b&w images followed by removable illustrations including 36 plates in full color.

The first complete biography of Charles Schreyvogel, painter-historian of the indian-fighting army of the American West. Binding a little loose in the back. Dust jacket slightly torn. Indian-Fighting Army.

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