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Fighting indians of the West

Martin Ferdinand Schmitt

Fighting indians of the West

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Published by Bonanza Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, London, Charles Scribner"s Sons, 1948.

Statementby Martin F Schmitt and Dee Brown.
ContributionsBrown, Dee.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15057931M
ISBN 100517090872
OCLC/WorldCa654999327


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Fighting Indians of the West concerns the Indian wars fought between and to open the West to white settlement. It is the story of how the American Indians fought against over powering odds for cause many knew to be hopelessly lost, but nevertheless thought worth dying for.

It tells the story of how the West was by: 3. Fighting Indians of the West, By: Schmitt, Martin Ferdinand Contributor(s): Brown, Dee Alexander Material type: Text Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons, Description: xviii, p.

illus.ports. maps (on lining-papers) 31 cm ISBN: Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Wars -- | Indians of North America. Fighting Indians of the Wild West. 2 (2 of 2) Next 1 of 37 2 of 37 3 of 37 4 of 37 5 of 37 6 of 37 7 of 37 8 of 37 9 of 37 10 of 37 11 of 37 12 of 37 13 of 37 14 of 37 15 of 37 16 of 37 17 of 37 18 of 37 19 of 37 20 of 37 21 of 37 22 of 37 23 of 37 24 of 37 25 of 37 26 of 37 27 of 37 28 of 37 29 of 37 30 of 37 31 of 37 32 of 37 33 of 37 34 of 1010(1).

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Lyman. When the Civil War broke out, he joined the army and served four terms, and continued as an Indian Scout. While fighting the Apache Indians in Arizona, he was given the nickname of Arizona Bill.

Inhe was an entertainer in Buffalo Bill Codys Wild West Show and would later, serve as a U. Deputy Marshal and an Arizona Ranger.

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On the day of. Rose Dunn, also known as Rose of the Cimarron, was a legend of the Wild West, mostly due to her romantic involvement with another outlaw named George Bittercreek Newcomb. In one particularly notorious instance, she helped Newcomb get out of a standoff with U. marshals alive, and even provided covering fire for him.

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