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Author Mort, T. A. (Terry A.)

Title Thieves' road : the Black Hills betrayal and Custer's path to Little Bighorn / Terry Mort.

Publication Info. Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    978.39 MOR    Available
Description 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-324) and index.
Contents War, taxes, and the resultant lure of gold -- Gold in Montana, disaster in Wyoming -- The adversaries -- The Gilded Age -- Politics, philanthropy, and corruption -- The Northern Pacific Railroad -- Custer agonistes -- The Yellowstone Expedition -- The Yellowstone battles -- Anatomy of a crash -- Build-up -- Soldiers, scouts, and scientists -- Alkali and comets, grass and stars -- In the moon of black cherries -- Homeward bound -- Invasion.
Subject Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 -- Travel -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Gold discoveries.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781616149604 (hbk.)
1616149604 (hbk.)

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