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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

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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
Werner, 1896
vii, 591 p. : ill., ports, ; 26 cm.

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[Cover] Personal recollections of General Nelson A. Miles

[Frontispiece] General Nelson A. Miles

[Title page] 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

Dedicated

Preface, pp. vii ff.

Illustrations, pp. 1-6

Table of contents, pp. 7-16

Chapter I. In New England fifty years ago, pp. 17-24

Chapter II. The Great Civil War, pp. 25-37

Chapter III. Last scenes of the Great War, pp. 38-51

Chapter IV. Our acquired territory, pp. 52-63

Chapter V. Prehistoric Americans, pp. 64-86

Chapter VI. Indian character, pp. 87-102

Chapter VII. Indian law, religion and eloquence, pp. 103-120

Chapter VIII. Game in the great west, pp. 121-135

Chapter IX. The Indian during the Civil War, pp. 136-144

Chapter X. Some historic campaigns, pp. 145-155

Chapter XI. Campaigns in Texas, pp. 156-171

Chapter XII. Kiowas and Comanches, pp. 172-181

Chapter XIII. Indian difficulties in New Mexico, pp. 182-191

Chapter XIV. The Sioux war, pp. 192-197

Chapter XV. The Custer massacre, pp. 198-211

Chapter XVI. After the Custer massacre, pp. 212-220

Chapter XVII. A winter campaign, pp. 221-235

Chapter XVIII. Campaign against Cheyennes and Ogalallas, pp. 236-247

Chapter XIX. The Lame Deer expedition, pp. 248-257 ff.

Chapter XX. The Nez Percé campaign, pp. 259-269 ff.

Chapter XXI. The siege and the surrender, pp. 271-280

Chapter XXII. A visit to Custer's last battlefield, pp. 283-293

Chapter XXIII. The Bannock campaign, pp. 294-305

Chapter XXIV. Sitting Bull, pp. 306-319

Chapter XXV. Results of six years of Indian campaigning, pp. 320-335

Chapter XXVI. The Indian problem, pp. 336-351

Chapter XXVII. Journey westward, pp. 352-361

Chapter XXVIII. Salt Lake City and the Mormons, pp. 362-370

Chapter XXIX. Across Utah and Nevada, pp. 371-383

Chapter XXX. A chapter out of early history, pp. 384-396

Chapter XXXI. Department of the Columbia, pp. 397-403

Chapter XXXII. Chief Moses and his tribe, pp. 404-415

Chapter XXXIII. Our Alaskan possessions, pp. 416-431

Chapter XXXIV. From Indian territory to Arizona, pp. 432-444

Chapter XXXV. The Apache and the soldier, pp. 445-449

Chapter XXXVI. A campaign against the Apaches (Captain Maus' narrative), pp. 450-479

Chapter XXXVII. The Arizona campaign. (I), pp. 480-493

Chapter XXXVIII. The Arizona campaign. II, pp. 494-505

Chapter XXXIX. Incidents of the Apache campaign, pp. 506-518

Chapter XL. End of the Apache war, pp. 519-532

Chapter XLI. How the regulars are trained, pp. 533-544

Chapter XLII. The arid region and irrigation, pp. 545-557

Chapter XLIII. Transportation, pp. 558-569 ff.

Chapter XLIV. California, pp. 571-591 ff.

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