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Author Monnett, John H

Title Where a hundred soldiers were killed : the struggle for the Powder River country in 1866 and the making of the Fetterman myth / John H. Monnett

Publ Info Albuquerque, N.M. : University of New Mexico Press, 2008
 RWU Main Library  E83.866 .M674 2008    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E83.866 .M674 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript xxxiv, 316 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-301) and index
Contents The sowing of the dragon -- This land is Indian -- The Overland circus : the 18th infantry enters the Powder River country -- Lakotas strike to defend the Powder River country -- Autumn of trial : the army view of the Powder River War in 1866 -- Wau-nee-chee : Lakotas unite for war/Fetterman arrives at Fort Phil Kearny -- Where a hundred soldiers were killed -- Time of triumph, time of fear -- The Achilles Syndrome : an essay on the making of the Fetterman myth
LC subject Fetterman Fight, Wyo., 1866
Powder River Expedition, 1865
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 18th
ISBN 9780826345035 (cloth : alk. paper)
0826345034 (cloth : alk. paper)