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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
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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