Montana Battlefields, 1806-1877
Native Americans and the U.S. Army at War
by Barbara Fifer
published by Farcountry Press
- Montana's era of "Indian Wars" consisted of nearly a century of skirmishes, battles, and large-scale wars between the U.S. military and native nations, including Blackfeet, Sioux, Northern Cheyennes, Arapahos, Gros Ventres, and Nez Perces — and the army's Crow and Shoshone allies. These battlegrounds remain today, a testament to the clash of cultures that defined the region in the nineteenth century.
Author Barbara Fifer takes readers on a historic journey to the solemn sites of Montana's most fascinating and storied battles, from Two Medicine Creek to the Little Bighorn and on to the Sweetgrass Hills, revealing engaging tales — from fighters and witnesses on both sides.
224 pages, 6'' x 9'', 22 b/w photos, 8 illustrations, 17 map(s), index, 52 softcovers per case
ISBN 10: 1560373091
ISBN 13: 9781560373094
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