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War-path and bivouac : or, The conquest of the Sioux : a narrative of stirring personal experiences and adventures in the Big Horn and Yellowstone expedition of 1876, and in the campaign on the British border, in 1879

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Finerty, John F., 1846-1908. (John Frederick)
War-path and bivouac : or, The conquest of the Sioux : a narrative of stirring personal experiences and adventures in the Big Horn and Yellowstone expedition of 1876, and in the campaign on the British border, in 1879
Chicago: Donohue Brothers, 1890
xxi, 25-460 p. ; 20 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

Preface and dedication, pp. [unnumbered]-v

[Title page] War-path and bivouac, or the conquest of the Sioux

Contents, pp. [unnumbered]-xxi

Part I. The Big Horn and Yellowstone expedition: Chapter I. Bound for the plains. , pp. 25-35 ff.

Chapter II. The Black Hills fever, pp. 37-43 ff.

Chapter III. The march on the Platte, pp. 45-52

Chapter IV. On to Fort Fetterman, pp. 53-59 ff.

Chapter V. Marching on Powder River, pp. 61-78

Chapter VI. Glimpses of the Big Horn Range, pp. 79-90

Chapter VII. The first fusillade, pp. 91-98

Chapter VIII. Indians in war paint, pp. 99-109 ff.

Chapter IX. Scout and buffalo hunt, pp. 111-120

Chapter X. Battle of the rosebud, pp. 121-141 ff.

Chapter XI. In the shadow of the mountains, pp. 143-151 ff.

Chapter XII. Across the snowy range, pp. 153-160

Chapter XIII. The Sibley scout.--A close call, pp. 161-180

Chapter XIV. The Custer massacre, pp. 181-[198]

Chapter XV. Merritt's fight on the war bonnet, pp. 199-212

Chapter XVI. Marching in darkness, pp. 213-219 ff.

Chapter XVII. Crook and Terry meet, pp. 221-232

Chapter XVIII. Under a deluge, pp. 233-239 ff.

Chapter XIX. Half-rations and horse meat, pp. 241-248

Chapter XX. Fighting at Slim Buttes.--Awful scenes, pp. 249-266

Chapter XXI. Marching in the mud, pp. 267-274

Chapter XXII. Invading the Black Hills, pp. 275-283 ff.

Chapter XXIII. Closing the campaign, pp. 285-292

Chapter XXIV. Defeat of Dull Knife.--Surrender of Crazy Horse, pp. 293-296

Part II. The campaign on the British line: Chapter I. Beginning of the '79 expedition, pp. 297-301 ff.

Chapter II. Miles' battle with Chief Joseph, pp. 303-310

Chapter III. Encamped on the Big Muddy, pp. 311-317 ff.

Chapter IV. Miles arrives at Fort Peck, pp. 319-331 ff.

Chapter V. Sitting Bull's last fight, pp. 333-340

Chapter VI. On John Bull's frontier, pp. 341-351 ff.

Chapter VII. Face to face with Sitting Bull, pp. 353-370

Chapter VIII. Hobnobbing with the hostiles, pp. 371-378

Chapter IX. The French half-breeds.--Balaklava's charge, pp. 379-389 ff.

Chapter X. "In the last ditch", pp. 391-394

Addenda: Chapter I. Deserters and dog robbers, pp. 395-403 ff.

Chapter II. "Sandy" Forsyth's famous fight, pp. 405-415 ff.

Chapter III. General Crook's career, pp. 417-424

Chapter IV. Gen. George A. Custer, pp. 425-435 ff.

Appendix: Echoes from the Little Big Horn, pp. 437-445

Mutilation of Custer's dead, pp. 445-446

Miscellaneous. The Sibley scouting party, pp. 446-447

Official documents, pp. 448-460 ff.

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