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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.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2009.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 42 min.)) : digital.
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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. -- Sound recordings.
Beecher Island, Battle of, Colo., 1868. -- Sound recordings.
Apache Indians. -- Sound recordings.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 5th.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864. -- Sound recordings.
Appomattox Campaign, 1865. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild, 1849-1925.
Sandval, Erik. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781481545440 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1481545442 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10026276
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