Nez Perce Summer, 1877
The U.S. Army And The Nee-Me-Poo Crisis
Winner of 2001 Eastern National Authors Award

by Jerome A. Greene

foreword by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.

published by Montana Historical Society Press

  • Written by one of the foremost experts in frontier military history and reviewed by members of the Nez Perce tribe, Nez Perce Summer, 1877 details the dozen armed encounters between U.S. Army troops and a desperate body of Nez Perces during the long summer of 1877. A meticulously researched narrative, this definitive history of the Nez Perce War chronicles a people's epic struggle to survive spiritually, culturally, and physically in the face of unrelenting military force.

576 pages, 6 x 9 , 49 b/w photos, 16 map(s), index, appendix, 16 softcovers per case, Paperback

ISBN 10: 0917298829
ISBN 13: 9780917298820


    Sixteen maps detail troop and Indian movements and skirmishes, while forty-nine photographs further illuminate this dramatic conflict.





Nez Perce Summer, 1877
The U.S. Army And The Nee-Me-Poo Crisis

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Jerome A. Greene is retired as Research Historian for the National Park Service. He is the author of numerous books, including Stricken Field: The Little Bighorn since 1876; Battles and Skirmishes of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877: The Military View; Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877; and Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyennes, 1876, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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