Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898

3.6 avg rating
( 15 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781932714265: Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

‘A treasure-trove of original sources on the Indian wars, an essential addition to every library on the subject.’
- Paul A. Hutton, University of New Mexico

The decades-long military campaign for the American West is an endlessly fascinating topic, and award-winning author Jerome A. Greene adds substantially to this genre with Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898. Greene’s study presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers’) reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation.

Indian War Veterans addresses soldiers’experiences throughout the area of the trans-Mississippi West. As readers will quickly discover, the depth and breadth of coverage is truly monumental. Topics include recollections of fighting with Custer and the mutilation of the dead at Little Bighorn, the Fetterman fight, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873, fighting Crazy Horse at Wolf Mountains, Geronimo and the Apache wars, and much more.

These carefully drawn recollections derive from a wide array of sources, including manuscript and private collections, veterans’scrapbooks, obscure newspapers, and private veterans’ statements. A special introductory essay about Indian war veterans contains new material about their post-service organizations all the way into the 1960s

Complimenting the riveting entries are dozens of previously unpublished photographs. Readers will additionally find a gallery of never-before-seen full-color plates displaying a wide variety of Indian War Veterans’badges, medals, and associated materials.

About the Author Jerome A. Greene is an award-winning author and historian with the National Park Service. His books include The Guns of Independence: The Siege of Yorktown, Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyenne, and Washita: The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

A treasure-trove of original sources on the Indian wars, an essential addition to every library on the subject. --Paul A. Hutton, University of New Mexico

Synopsis:

The decades-long military campaign for the American West is an endlessly fascinating topic, and award-winning author Jerome A. Greene adds substantially to this genre with "Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898". Greene's study presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers') reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation. "Indian War Veterans" addresses soldiers' experiences throughout the area of the trans-Mississippi West. As readers will quickly discover, the depth and breadth of coverage is truly monumental. Topics include recollections of fighting with Custer and the mutilation of the dead at Little Bighorn, the Fetterman fight, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873, battles at Powder River and Rosebud Creek, fighting Crazy Horse at Wolf Mountains, Geronimo and the Apache wars, the Ute and Modoc wars, Wounded Knee, and much more. The remembrances also include selections as diverse as "Christmas at Fort Robinson," "Service with the Eighteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry," and "Chasing the Apache Kid."

These carefully drawn recollections derive from a wide array of sources, including manuscript and private collections, veterans' scrapbooks, obscure newspapers, and private veterans' statements. A special introductory essay about Indian war veterans contains new material about their post-service organizations all the way into the 1960s. Complimenting the riveting entries are dozens of previously unpublished photographs. Readers will additionally find a gallery of never-before-seen full-color plates displaying a wide variety of Indian War Veterans' badges, medals, and associated materials. No other book discusses the post-army lives of these men or presents their recollections of army life as thoroughly as Greene's "Indian War Veterans". This groundbreaking study will appeal to lay readers, historians, site visitors and interpreters, Civil War and Indian wars enthusiasts, collectors, museum curators, and archeologists. "A treasure-trove of original sources on the Indian wars, an essential addition to every library on the subject." - Paul A. Hutton, University of New Mexico, and the author of "Phil Sheridan and his Army" and "The Custer Reader."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781611211139: Indian War Veterans (HB Only- 9781932714265): Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864–1898

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1611211131 ISBN 13:  9781611211139
Publisher: Savas Beatie, 2012
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Jerome A. Greene
Published by Casemate Publishing
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Casemate Publishing. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 193271426X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 18.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 2.73
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Jerome A. Greene
Published by Savas Beatie, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie, United States, 2007. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A treasure-trove of original sources on the Indian wars, an essential addition to every library on the subject. - Paul A. Hutton, University of New Mexico The decades-long military campaign for the American West is an endlessly fascinating topic, and award-winning author Jerome A. Greene adds substantially to this genre with Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898. Greene s study presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers ) reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation. Indian War Veterans addresses soldiers experiences throughout the area of the trans-Mississippi West. As readers will quickly discover, the depth and breadth of coverage is truly monumental. Topics include recollections of fighting with Custer and the mutilation of the dead at Little Bighorn, the Fetterman fight, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873, fighting Crazy Horse at Wolf Mountains, Geronimo and the Apache wars, and much more. These carefully drawn recollections derive from a wide array of sources, including manuscript and private collections, veterans scrapbooks, obscure newspapers, and private veterans statements. A special introductory essay about Indian war veterans contains new material about their post-service organizations all the way into the 1960s Complimenting the riveting entries are dozens of previously unpublished photographs. Readers will additionally find a gallery of never-before-seen full-color plates displaying a wide variety of Indian War Veterans badges, medals, and associated materials. About the Author Jerome A. Greene is an award-winning author and historian with the National Park Service. His books include The Guns of Independence: The Siege of Yorktown, Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyenne, and Washita: The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869. Seller Inventory # AAJ9781932714265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 21.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Jerome A. Greene
Published by Savas Beatie, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie, United States, 2007. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A treasure-trove of original sources on the Indian wars, an essential addition to every library on the subject. - Paul A. Hutton, University of New Mexico The decades-long military campaign for the American West is an endlessly fascinating topic, and award-winning author Jerome A. Greene adds substantially to this genre with Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898. Greene s study presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers ) reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation. Indian War Veterans addresses soldiers experiences throughout the area of the trans-Mississippi West. As readers will quickly discover, the depth and breadth of coverage is truly monumental. Topics include recollections of fighting with Custer and the mutilation of the dead at Little Bighorn, the Fetterman fight, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873, fighting Crazy Horse at Wolf Mountains, Geronimo and the Apache wars, and much more. These carefully drawn recollections derive from a wide array of sources, including manuscript and private collections, veterans scrapbooks, obscure newspapers, and private veterans statements. A special introductory essay about Indian war veterans contains new material about their post-service organizations all the way into the 1960s Complimenting the riveting entries are dozens of previously unpublished photographs. Readers will additionally find a gallery of never-before-seen full-color plates displaying a wide variety of Indian War Veterans badges, medals, and associated materials. About the Author Jerome A. Greene is an award-winning author and historian with the National Park Service. His books include The Guns of Independence: The Siege of Yorktown, Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyenne, and Washita: The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869. Seller Inventory # AAJ9781932714265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 22.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jerome A. Greene
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Sharehousegoods
(Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. This is a brand new book! Fast Shipping - Safe and Secure Mailer - Our goal is to deliver a better item than what you are hoping for! If not we will make it right!. Seller Inventory # 1XG6FQ001A4H_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 20.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 3.03
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Jerome A. Greene
Published by Savas Beatie
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie. Hardback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781932714265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 18.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 6.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Greene, Jerome A.
Published by Savas Beatie 1/30/2007 (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Bunker USA
(Havertown, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie 1/30/2007, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. 193271426X *Brand new* Ships from USA within 72 hours of order. Seller Inventory # 9781932714265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 23.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 2.28
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Jerome A. Greene
Published by Savas Beatie (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie, 2007. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CD-9781932714265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 17.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Jerome A. Greene
Published by Savas Beatie, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie, United States, 2007. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. A treasure-trove of original sources on the Indian wars, an essential addition to every library on the subject. - Paul A. Hutton, University of New Mexico The decades-long military campaign for the American West is an endlessly fascinating topic, and award-winning author Jerome A. Greene adds substantially to this genre with Indian War Veterans: Memories of Army Life and Campaigns in the West, 1864-1898. Greene s study presents the first comprehensive collection of veteran (primarily former enlisted soldiers ) reminiscences. The vast majority of these writings have never before seen wide circulation. Indian War Veterans addresses soldiers experiences throughout the area of the trans-Mississippi West. As readers will quickly discover, the depth and breadth of coverage is truly monumental. Topics include recollections of fighting with Custer and the mutilation of the dead at Little Bighorn, the Fetterman fight, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873, fighting Crazy Horse at Wolf Mountains, Geronimo and the Apache wars, and much more. These carefully drawn recollections derive from a wide array of sources, including manuscript and private collections, veterans scrapbooks, obscure newspapers, and private veterans statements. A special introductory essay about Indian war veterans contains new material about their post-service organizations all the way into the 1960s Complimenting the riveting entries are dozens of previously unpublished photographs. Readers will additionally find a gallery of never-before-seen full-color plates displaying a wide variety of Indian War Veterans badges, medals, and associated materials. About the Author Jerome A. Greene is an award-winning author and historian with the National Park Service. His books include The Guns of Independence: The Siege of Yorktown, Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyenne, and Washita: The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869. Seller Inventory # BTE9781932714265

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 29.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Jerome Greene
Published by Savas Beatie, El Dorado Hills (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Signed Quantity Available: 8
Seller:
Military History Books
(El Dorado Hills, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie, El Dorado Hills, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. No other book discusses the post-army lives of these men or presents their army life recollections as thoroughly as Greene’s Indian War Veterans. This groundbreaking study will appeal to lay readers, historians, site visitors and interpreters, Civil War and Indian wars enthusiasts, collectors, museum curators, and archeologists. Comes with signed author bookplate. book. Seller Inventory # 24

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 26.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 3.42
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Jerome Greene
Published by Savas Beatie (2007)
ISBN 10: 193271426X ISBN 13: 9781932714265
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Savas Beatie, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX193271426X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
£ 29.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 3.03
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book