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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
(1896)

Chapter XXXV. The Apache and the soldier,   pp. 445-449 PDF (2.2 MB)


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PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF
of death and destruction from their base in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Captain Wirt Davis, Fourth Cavalry with his troop and one hundred In-
dian scouts, pursued them and surprised their caimp near Nacori, Mexico.
Lieutenant Hay, Fourth Cavalry (of the coniiiand), with seventy-eight
                          scouts, attacked their camp, surprising them,
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                             . -------       Chihuahua in the Bavispe
                                              Mountains and captured
                                              fifteen xvomen-.  An ac-
count of this cam-paign is given by Captain Maus.  Captain Dorst also
commanded a similar expedition.
   Despite constant pursuit these Indians succeeded in crossing back into
the lUnited States, mnurdering people, amid destroyimmg property. One baud.
Josanie with ten meen, crossed into the United States, raided the Apache
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