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Author Forsyth, George A.

Title Thrilling days in army life [Hoopla electronic resource] / George A. Forsyth and Rufus F. Zogbaum.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2010.
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Cast Read by Erik Sandval.
Summary Thrilling Days in Army Life describes encounters between Indians and the frontier army. In 1868, George A. Forsyth led fifty scouts to search out Cheyennes who were raiding Kansas. In this book, he relates the six-day siege that pitted his men against 750 Cheyennes and Sioux in what came to be known as the Battle of Beecher Island. Forsyth had an action-packed career. In 1882, he led a dangerous raid as his Fourth Cavalry pursued the Chiricahua Apaches from New Mexico into Mexico. During the Civil War, Forsyth was an aid to Major General Philip H. Sheridan, and he describes a dramatic ride to the rescue of Union troops at Cedar Creek. He then ends this book with an eyewitness account of the surrender of the Confederacy at Appomattox Court House.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
Beecher Island, Battle of, Colo., 1868.
Apache Indians.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 5th.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864.
Appomattox Campaign, 1865.
Added Author Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild, 1849-1925.
Sandval, Erik. Narrator.
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ISBN 9781982427405 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
198242740X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10026276
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