"Boots and Saddles"; Or, Life in Dakota with General Custer by Custer

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Author Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933
LoC No. 34042458
Title "Boots and Saddles"; Or, Life in Dakota with General Custer
Contents Change of station -- A blizzard -- Western hospitality -- Cavalry on the march -- Camping among the Sioux -- A visit to the village of "Two Bears" -- Adventures during the last days of the march -- Separation and reunion -- Our new home at Fort Lincoln -- Incidents of every-day life -- The burning of our quarters; carrying the mail -- Perplexities and pleasures of domestic life -- A "strong heart" dance! -- Garrison life -- General Custer's literary work -- Indian depredations -- A day of anxiety and terror -- Improvements at the post, and gardening -- General Custer's library -- The summer of the Black Hills Expedition -- Domestic trials -- Capture and escape of Rain-in-the-face -- Garrison amusements -- An Indian council -- Breaking up of the Missouri -- Curious characters and excursionists among us -- Religious services; leave of absence -- A winter's journey across the plains -- Our life's last chapter.
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Language English
LoC Class F590.3: United States local history: The West. Trans-Mississippi Region. Great Plains
Subject United States. Army -- Military life
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- South Dakota
Subject Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895
Subject Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876
Subject Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933
Subject Black Hills War, 1876-1877
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EBook-No. 48972
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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