On the plains with Custer and Hancock

the journal of Isaac Coates, Army surgeon by Isaac Taylor Coates

Publisher: Johnson Books in Boulder, Colo

Written in English
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  • Coates, Isaac Taylor, 1834-1883,
  • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876,
  • Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886,
  • United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th -- Biography,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Personal narratives,
  • Physicians -- United States -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-172) and index.

Statement[edited by] W.J.D. Kennedy ; foreword by Jerome A. Greene.
ContributionsKennedy, W. J. D., 1924-
LC ClassificationsE83.866 .C63 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL993834M
ISBN 101555661831, 155566184X
LC Control Number96032360

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  E-books: My Life on the Plains -- G. A. Custer A Complete Life of General George A. Custer -- Whittaker The Army in the Civil War, Vol. III -- Alexander S. Webb The Army in the Civil War, Vol. V -- Francis Winthrop Palfrey Reminiscences of Winfield Scott Hancock Sheridan's Troopers on the Border -- D B. Randolph Keim War-Path and Bivouac -- Finerty. ‘A story I had to tell’ — Kevin Hancock writes book about Pine Ridge journey July 31st, The Oglala Sioux were one of the proudest and strongest bands on the Great Plains, leading the charge against Custer and the Seventh Cavalry at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Now, statistically, they face some of the harshest social and.   The less than repentant Custer returned home to Michigan and bombarded friendly newspapers and politicians with letters blaming Hancock for his ridiculous showing on the Plains. Meanwhile, the two sides signed a mutually unsatisfactory treaty at Medicine Lodge Creek in October , putting an end to the inglorious war. Hancock's efforts were counterproductive, brought untold misery to Indians and whites alike, and led to the wars of Chalfant, who died in January, was the author of four other books, including "Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The Expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork," a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year for

Composed only a few months after the abortive Hancock Expedition that led to Custer's court-martial and suspension from rank and pay for one year, the Nomad letters are full of a passion and venom absent from My Life on the Plains. They provide an immediate response to the events of that will interest all students of the Western Indian.   On the Plains with Custer and Hancock: Journal of I. Coates On the Upper Missouri: Journal of R. F. Kurz, Tribes of the Southern Plains Troopers with Custer: Historic Incidents at Battle of LBH I will say that my favorite "Custer" book is Son of the Morning Star. Its definitely a great book to open and start reading from any page. Custer always blamed Hancock for his arrest and court-martial, saying Smith had signed the charges but Hancock had ordered him to do so. Though Lieutenant Jackson had kept a careful log of the travels to the Platte and back, a more comprehensive report was due from the commanding officer. In , just two years before General George A. Custer's death at Little Big Horn, a collection of his magazine articles was published as "My Life on the Plains." Custer, General in the U.S. Army’s Seventh Cavalry, wrote personal accounts of his encounters with Native Americans during the western Indian warfare of Reviews:

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George A from which point I despatched a report to General Hancock, on the Arkansas, furnishing him all the information I had gained.

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