A fate worse than death; Indian captivities in the West, 1830-1885.9780870044519
A fate worse than death; Indian captivities in the West, 1830-1885.
Michno, Gregory and Susan Michno.
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Michigan natives Gregory and Susan Michno have researched western history together for many years, and between them, written numerous books and articles; this is their first joint publication. Using military and newspaper reports, and family histories and interviews with people captured by Indians, the Michnos have assembled as·sem·ble
v. as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling, as·sem·bles
1. To bring or call together into a group or whole: assembled the jury.
2. a collection of 100-plus graphic accounts of what it was like to be an Indian captive captive
said of naturally wild or feral animals kept in captivity for educational and scientific investigation with no attempt being made to domesticate them. in the West--how the individuals became prisoners, how they survived, and the effects of their captivity on their later lives. The material is grouped into nine chronological chron·o·log·i·cal also chron·o·log·ic
1. Arranged in order of time of occurrence.
2. Relating to or in accordance with chronology. and geographical chapters: revolutionary Texas; Republican Texas; wagon trains wagon train, in U.S. history, a group of covered wagons used to convey people and supplies to the West before the coming of the railroad. The wagon replaced the pack, or horse, train in land commerce as soon as proper roads had been built. , emigrants and travelers; pre-Civil War Texas; the Minnesota uprising; Civil War years; the Central Plains; Reconstruction Texas; and the last captives. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Indexed primarily by name.
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