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The settlers' war : the struggle for the Texas frontier in the 1860s, Gregory Michno

Label
The settlers' war : the struggle for the Texas frontier in the 1860s
Title
The settlers' war
Title remainder
the struggle for the Texas frontier in the 1860s
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Michno
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F391
LC item number
.M63 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The settlers' war : the struggle for the Texas frontier in the 1860s, Gregory Michno
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 412-424) and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Before the Bloody Decade -- 1."By naked conquest." -- 2."Your troubles and difficulties will not cease." -- pt. 2 1860 -- 3."I tried that Virginia back heel on him." -- 4."They held up their Bibles." -- 5."A drought of such continued severity was never known before." -- 6."This knife will take off my scalp before I get home." -- 7."Eating twice their own weight in beef." -- 8."Glorious News---Nine scalps taken." -- 9."I am going home to die no more." -- 10."Me Cincee Ann!" -- pt. 3 1861 -- 11."We will swoop down upon him at night." -- 12."He would not killey me." -- 13."They are afflicted with the disease known here as the Ìndian Grab.'" -- 14."One of the most daring and extensive raids ever known." -- 15."The soldiers did their best, but ..." -- pt. 4 1862 -- 16. They behaved "cowardly and disgracefully." -- 17."Kill all the grown Indians and take the children prisoners." -- 18."In the dark corner of the Confederacy."
  • Contents note continued: 19."Friendly and true to the White man for years." -- 20."Stock raisers and herders for the benefit of the Indians." -- pt. 5 1863 -- 21."No army, no means, no system, no order." -- 22."I am afraid to live in this country any longer." -- 23."If you are a prisoner, don't be afraid." -- 24."What is one man's family to the whole of the Confederacy?" -- 25."We but little dread now of an invasion this winter." -- 26."Too late to pray now, the devil has come." -- pt. 6 1864 -- 27."I saw my sister's ghastly look." -- 28."I have never been in a country where the people were so perfectly worthless." -- 29."There we found mother's bleached bones." -- 30."Indians are coming; get in the brush!" -- 31."I am astonished at the number of fools in Texas" -- pt. 7 1865 -- 32."He recognized no friendly Indians on the Texas frontier." -- 33."Don't let them carry me away!" -- 34."The booger-man did it." -- 35."The wounds (from) scalping gave off such an offensive odor."
  • Contents note continued: 36."There must be a frontier somewhere." -- 37."They died of too large views." -- pt. 8 1866 -- 38."The last time I saw my father, he was running for the creek." -- 39."They did not yell like white people." -- 40."I never sent anyone in search." -- 41."They are Indians---we are gone." -- 42."Go with him and be a good boy." -- 43."Someone has killed a maverick here." -- 44."The Indians can be taught that Texas is a part of the U.S." -- pt. 9 1867 -- 45."When the soldiers got there the Indians got mean." -- 46."Well, I would call them unfriendly." -- 47."I regret to have to be laid away in a foreign country." -- 48."The children cried for milk." -- 49."The Indians of my agency have remained perfectly quiet and peaceable." -- pt. 10 1868 -- 50."He was scalped and frozen when we found him." -- 51."This is my poor child's hair!" -- 52."The savings of all our youthful days was gone."
  • Contents note continued: 53."The troops delight in seeing the savages commit their murderous deeds." -- 54."Father, you will never come back." -- pt. 11 1869 -- 55."What sort of a tale will we tell when we get home?" -- 56."If the Indians are going to kill us we need not let them get the watermelons." -- 57."If you can make Quakers out of the Indians it will take the fight out of them." -- 58."They still feel aggrieved."
Control code
712591127
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 448 p.
Isbn
9780870044946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011014019
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. Paperbound.
Other control number
40020637420
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)712591127
Label
The settlers' war : the struggle for the Texas frontier in the 1860s, Gregory Michno
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 412-424) and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Before the Bloody Decade -- 1."By naked conquest." -- 2."Your troubles and difficulties will not cease." -- pt. 2 1860 -- 3."I tried that Virginia back heel on him." -- 4."They held up their Bibles." -- 5."A drought of such continued severity was never known before." -- 6."This knife will take off my scalp before I get home." -- 7."Eating twice their own weight in beef." -- 8."Glorious News---Nine scalps taken." -- 9."I am going home to die no more." -- 10."Me Cincee Ann!" -- pt. 3 1861 -- 11."We will swoop down upon him at night." -- 12."He would not killey me." -- 13."They are afflicted with the disease known here as the Ìndian Grab.'" -- 14."One of the most daring and extensive raids ever known." -- 15."The soldiers did their best, but ..." -- pt. 4 1862 -- 16. They behaved "cowardly and disgracefully." -- 17."Kill all the grown Indians and take the children prisoners." -- 18."In the dark corner of the Confederacy."
  • Contents note continued: 19."Friendly and true to the White man for years." -- 20."Stock raisers and herders for the benefit of the Indians." -- pt. 5 1863 -- 21."No army, no means, no system, no order." -- 22."I am afraid to live in this country any longer." -- 23."If you are a prisoner, don't be afraid." -- 24."What is one man's family to the whole of the Confederacy?" -- 25."We but little dread now of an invasion this winter." -- 26."Too late to pray now, the devil has come." -- pt. 6 1864 -- 27."I saw my sister's ghastly look." -- 28."I have never been in a country where the people were so perfectly worthless." -- 29."There we found mother's bleached bones." -- 30."Indians are coming; get in the brush!" -- 31."I am astonished at the number of fools in Texas" -- pt. 7 1865 -- 32."He recognized no friendly Indians on the Texas frontier." -- 33."Don't let them carry me away!" -- 34."The booger-man did it." -- 35."The wounds (from) scalping gave off such an offensive odor."
  • Contents note continued: 36."There must be a frontier somewhere." -- 37."They died of too large views." -- pt. 8 1866 -- 38."The last time I saw my father, he was running for the creek." -- 39."They did not yell like white people." -- 40."I never sent anyone in search." -- 41."They are Indians---we are gone." -- 42."Go with him and be a good boy." -- 43."Someone has killed a maverick here." -- 44."The Indians can be taught that Texas is a part of the U.S." -- pt. 9 1867 -- 45."When the soldiers got there the Indians got mean." -- 46."Well, I would call them unfriendly." -- 47."I regret to have to be laid away in a foreign country." -- 48."The children cried for milk." -- 49."The Indians of my agency have remained perfectly quiet and peaceable." -- pt. 10 1868 -- 50."He was scalped and frozen when we found him." -- 51."This is my poor child's hair!" -- 52."The savings of all our youthful days was gone."
  • Contents note continued: 53."The troops delight in seeing the savages commit their murderous deeds." -- 54."Father, you will never come back." -- pt. 11 1869 -- 55."What sort of a tale will we tell when we get home?" -- 56."If the Indians are going to kill us we need not let them get the watermelons." -- 57."If you can make Quakers out of the Indians it will take the fight out of them." -- 58."They still feel aggrieved."
Control code
712591127
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 448 p.
Isbn
9780870044946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011014019
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. Paperbound.
Other control number
40020637420
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)712591127

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