Secretary of War. Report of General Harney, Commander of the Sioux Expedition. Headquarters Sioux Expedition, Camp on Blue Water Creek, N. T.,
Description: September 5, 1855. Pages 49-52. 8vo, disbound, two small tears in right margin. N.p., (Washington), 1855.
Comments: Report of the Battle of Ash Hollow. "To punish the Sioux Indians for the Grattan massacre on the California Trail, Gen. Harney left Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Aug. 5, with 1200 troops. Proceeding west of Fort Kearny, Nebr., he encountered Little Thunder's band at Ash Hollow (on Sept. 3, 1855). The Indians fought desperately but were nearly exterminated, losing 136 killed." Adams, Dictionary of American History, volume I, p. 127.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(-)
Book ID: 240339