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On the border with Crook.

John Gregory Bourke

On the border with Crook.

by John Gregory Bourke

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Published by R[io] G[rande Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890.,
    • Bourke, John Gregory, 1846-1896.,
    • United States. Army. Cavalry -- Biography.,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Personal narratives.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesA Rio Grande classic
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE83.866 .B78 1962
      The Physical Object
      Pagination491 p.
      Number of Pages491
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5856212M
      LC Control Number62017903

      Army officer and ethnologist, Bourke () was aide to Brig. Gen. George Crook during the Apache campaigns in Arizona. Written following Crook’s unexpected death in , On the Border with Crook is a compelling vindication of his former commander, from whom Bourke had become estranged, as well as an observant, often witty, and supremely literate description of the military, social John Gregory Bourke served General George Crook for 15 years and was his right-hand man. This work is an account of his time with the legendary US Army officer in the post-Civil War West. On the Border with Crook is a written recollection of Crook’s campaigns during the American Indian Wars. Bourke makes the American frontier come alive with

      On The Border With Crook, John G. Bourke, Maine Book Barn Publishing. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de :// There is an old saw in the army which teaches that you can never know a man until after having made a scout with him in bad weather. All the good qualities and bad in the human makeup force their way to the surface under the stimulus of privation and danger, and it not infrequently happens that the comrade who at the military post was most popular, by reason of charm of manner and geniality

      "On The Border With Crook," shows Indian life, the life of the U. S. Cavalry, & the reasons for the White settler/Indian conflicts in the vivd detail of one personally involved. There are approximately , words and approximately pages at words per page in this :// From until Captain John O. Bourke served on the staff of General George Crook, who Sherman described as the greatest Indian fighter the army ever had, a man whose prowess was demon-strated "from British America to Mexico, from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean." But On the Border with Crook is far more than a first-hand account of  › Books › History › United States › 19th Century.


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