Author:Carrington, Mrs. Margaret I

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Absaraka: Home of the Crows

By: Carrington, Mrs. Margaret I.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 12243

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion and border on front cover, fore and bottom edges deckle, t.e.g. Illustrated with fold-out map and several B&W illustrations. On July 17, 1866, two soldiers and six wagoners were killed by Sioux Indians. In the next two weeks, fourteen more men died in Sioux attacks. The attacks continued through the summer and fall. On December 21, disaster struck. Recklessly pursuing Indians across a wooded ridge, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel William Fetterman and his company fell into an ambush. It was the worst military blunder of the Indian ... View more info