A. J. Sowell
The incredible account of a Ranger of early Texas
It is not uncommon for the title of a book to fully communicate to a potential reader what will be discovered within its pages. The title of this b..
Albert Bigelow Paine
A superb biography of a famous Texas Ranger on the Western frontier
William Jesse ‘Bill’ McDonald was born in Kemper County, Mississippi in 1852, but it was in the state of Texas where he earned hi..
The Ute War: a History of the White Thomas F. Dawson and F. J. V. Skiff, E. V. Sumner & Thomas Sturgis
The Ute War: a History of the White River Massacre by Thomas F. Dawson and F. J. V. Skiff, Besieged By the Utes: the Massacre of 1879 by E. V. Sumner & The Ute War of 1879 by Thomas Sturgis
The last war cry of the Utes of Colorado
The conflict between the White River Ute Indians of Colorado and the United States Army was the last Indian conflict in the region. In 1879, the Utes were a..
A. B. Meacham
The Modoc Indian War 1872-3, by an Active Eyewitness
Brutal conflict in the lava beds
Students of the history of the American West—and the wars of the United States government against the indigenous American Indian tribes in particular—will be famili..
John Frederick Finerty
A Newspaper Reporter’s Experiences of the Plains Indian War 1876-79
A first hand account of the Indian Wars in the West
Those interested in the history of the Plains Indians Wars of the United States of America may well have heard of this book by John F. Finnerty, ..
A. P. Connolly
A Personal Narrative of Plains Indians Warfare by a Soldier of the 6th Minnesota Regiment
An eyewitness account of Indian warfare during the American Civil War
For anyone interested in the history of the American West—and the wars against the Plains Indian tribes in particular—this book..
A Military History of Pontiac’s War, 1760-1765
The burning frontier in 18th century America
Following the defeat of France at the culmination of the Seven Years War, the colonists, their militia and British regiments serving in America had yet ..
Frances C. Carrington
The Classic Account of an Infantry Lieutenant’s Wife on the Great Plains During the Indian Wars
A classic memoir of life on the western frontier
The author of this well known and well regarded work begins her story of army life as a young officer’s wife on the western frontier with all the na..
Margaret Irvin Carrington
The Classic Account of a U. S. Army Officer’s Wife on the Great Plains During the Indian Wars
A classic of the early history of Wyoming
This well known account of army life on the western frontier, by the wife of Colonel Henry B. Carrington the post-commander of Fort Phil Kearney during ‘Re..
Recollections of the Western American Frontier
The iconic times of cowboys and Indians—by one who was there
Although this book’s title suggests a particular focus on one notable event in the history of the American Western Frontier it is also a..
Reuben T. Durrett, Bennett H. Young, Henry T. Stanton & George W. Ranck
Warfare on the Kentucky Frontier Between Settlers and the British & Their Loyalist, Indian & Renegade Allies, 1782
A bloody episode of the Kentucky border
By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the Br..
George C. Eggleston
Red Sticks, White Sticks and the war in Alabama
The Creek Indian War, also known as the Red Stick War, took place between 1813-1814 and has been considered by many historians as part of the War of ..
Cyrus Townsend Brady
The Nez Percé & Modoc Indian Wars 1872-77
The Indian wars of the north west
This, the fifth volume in Cyrus Townsend Brady’s well regarded series, American Fights and Fighters, differs somewhat in format from other its companion volumes. W..
A History and Personal Experience of the Conflict with the Plains Indians During the 19th Century
The bloody Plains Indian War—by one who fought
This book was originally misleadingly titled The Indians of the Pikes Peak Region, which may have led the uninitiated to believe it is a work of ethno..
compiled by Walter F. Beyer & Oscar F. Keydel
Congressional Medal of Honour Winners During the Indian Wars
The soldiers who fought the American Indian tribes
This book describes the exploits of the soldiers of the United States Army who fought the indigenous native Indian tribes for the dominance of the..