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Browse subcollection Nineteenth-century European-American views on Life in, and the Peoples of, the American West

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McIntosh, John The origin of the North American Indians with a faithful description of their manners and customs, both civil and military, their religions, languages, dress, and ornaments : to which is prefixed a brief view of the creation of the world ... concluding with a copious selection of Indian speeches, the antiquities of America, the civilization of the Mexicans, and some final observations on the origin of the Indians (1844)

Whittaker, Frederick, 1838-1889 A complete life of Gen. George A. Custer : Major-General of Volunteers; Brevet Major-General, U.S. Army; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. Calvery (1876)

Victor, Frances Fuller, 1826-1902 Eleven years in the Rocky Mountains and life on the frontier also a history of the Sioux war, and a life Gen. George A. Custer, with a full account of his last battle (1877)

Newson, T. M. 1827-1893. (Thomas McLean) Thrilling scenes among the Indians. With a graphic description of Custer's last fight with Sitting Bull (1884)

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 (1890)

Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925 Personal recollections and observations of General Nelson A. Miles embracing a brief view of the Civil War, or, From New England to the Golden Gate : and the story of his Indian campaigns, with comments on the exploration, development and progress of our great western empire (1896)


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