The Shoshoni Frontier and the Bear River Massacre

Madsen, Brigham D.

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Place Published: Salt Lake City, Utah
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Date Published: 1995
Edition: First Paperback Edition
Binding: Paperback
Condition: As NEW
ISBN: 0874804949
Book Id: 3266

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285 pp. 9x6 in. Foreword by Charles S. Peterson. Black cover with title in red.

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Winner of the Westerners International Co-Founders Book Award. In January 1863 over two hundred Shoshoni men, women, and children died of the banks of the Bear River at the Hands of volunteer soldiers from California. Bear River was one of the largest Indian massacres in the Trans-Mississippi West. Brigham Madsen's detailed narrative of the events and conflicts that culminated in the massacre remains the definitive account of this bloody chapter in United States-Native American relations.



By This Author: Madsen, Brigham D.
By This Publisher: University of Utah Press