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ATHEARN, ROBERT G. William Tecumseh Sherman and the Settlement of the West. Norman, Okla., 1956.

BERTHRONG, DONALD J. The Southern Cheyennes. Norman, 1963.

BOURKE, JOHN G. On the Border with Crook. New York, 1891.

CARLEY KENNETH. The Sioux Uprising of 1862. Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society, Russell W. Fridley, Director and Editor. St. Paul, 1961.

CATLIN, GEORGE. Episodes From Life Among the Indians, and Last Rambles, ed. by Marvin C. Ross. Norman, 1959.

CHITTENDEN, HIRAM M. The American Fur Trade of the Far West. 3 vols. New York, 1902; several reprintings.

CROOK, GEORGE. General George Crook: His Autobiography, ed. by Martin F. Schmitt. Norman, 1946.

DALE, EDWARD E. The Indians of the Southwest: A Century of Development Under the United States. Norman, 1949.

DEBO, ANGIE. The Road to Disappearance. Norman, 1941.

DOWNEY, FAIRFAX D. Indian-Fighting Army. New York, 1941.

DUNN, JACOB P., JR. Massacres of the Mountains: A History of the Indian Wars of the Far West, 1815-1875. New York, 1886; reprinted, New York, 1958.

FEY, HAROLD E., and D'ARCY MCNICKLE. Indians and Other Americans: Two Ways of Life Meet. New York, 1959.

FOREMAN, GRANT. The Five Civilized Tribes. Norman, 1934.

FRAZER, ROBERT W. Forts of the West: Military Forts and Presidios and Posts Commonly Called Forts West of the Mississippi River to 1898. Norman, 1965.

FRITZ, HENRY. The Movement for Indian Assimilation, 1860-1890. Philadelphia, 1963.

GLASSLEY, RAY H. Pacific Northwest Indian Wars. Portland, Oreg., 1953.

GRINNELL, GEORGE B. The Fighting Cheyennes. New York, 1915; other eds., New Haven, 1926, Norman, 1956.

HAGAN, WILLIAM T. American Indians. Chicago, 1961.

HAINES, FRANCIS. The Nez Perces, Tribesmen of the Columbia Plateau. Norman, 1955.

HALEY, J. EVETTS. Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier. San Angelo, Tex., 1952.

HALLOWELL, A. IRVING. "The Backwash of the Frontier: The Impact of the Indian on American Culture." Smithsonian Institution Annual Report for 1958. Washington, 1959.

HART, HERBERT M. Old Forts of the Far West. Seattle, 1965.

______. Old Forts of the Northwest. Seattle, 1963.

______. Old Forts of the Southwest. Seattle, 1964.

______. Pioneer Forts of the West. Seattle, 1967.

HERR, JOHN K., and EDWARD S. WALLACE. The Story of the U.S. Cavalry, 1775-1942. Boston, 1953.

HYDE, GEORGE E. Red Cloud's Folk: A History of the Oglala Sioux Indians. Norman, 1937; 2d ed., Norman, 1957.

JOSEPHY, ALVIN M., JR.; ed. The American Heritage Book of Indians. New York, 1961.

LA FARGE, OLIVER. A Pictorial History of the American Indian. New York, 1956.

LAVENDER, DAVID. Bent's Fort. Garden City, N.Y., 1954.

LECKIE, WILLIAM H. The Military Conquest of the Southern Plains. Norman, 1963.

LINTON, RALPH, ed. Acculturation in Seven American Indian Tribes. New York, 1940.

LOCKWOOD, FRANK C. The Apache Indians. New York 1938.

LOWIE, ROBERT H. Indians of the Plains. New York, 1954.

MCNICKLE, D'ARCY. They Came Here First: The Epic of the American Indian. Philadelphia, 1949.

MATTES, MERRILL J. Indians, Infants, and Infantry: Andrew and Elizabeth Burt on the Frontier. Denver 1960.

NYE, WILBUR S. Carbine and Lance: The Story of Old Fort Sill. Norman, 1938; other eds., Norman, 1942, 1969.

OLSON, JAMES C. Red Cloud and the Sioux Problem. Lincoln, Nebr., 1965.

POTOMAC CORRAL OF WESTERNERS. Great Western Indian Fights. Garden City, 1960.

PRIEST, LORING B. Uncle Sam's Stepchildren: The Reformation of United States Indian Policy, 1865-1887. New Brunswick, N.J., 1942.

PRUCHA, FRANCIS P. A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States, 1789-1895. Madison, 1964.

RADIN, PAUL. The Story of the American Indian. New York, 1934; rev. ed., New York, 1944.

RICHARDSON, RUPERT N. The Comanche Barrier to South Plains Settlement. Glendale, Calif., 1933.

RISTER, CARL C. Border Command: General Phil Sheridan in the West. Norman, 1944.

RUTH, KENT. Great Day in the West: Forts, Posts, and Rendezvous Beyond the Mississippi. Norman, 1963.

SANDOZ, MARI. Crazy Horse, the Strange Man of the Oglalas. New York, 1942.

SCHMITT, MARTIN F., and DEE BROWN. Fighting Indians of the West. New York, 1948.

SEYMOUR, FLORA W. Indian Agents of the Old Frontier. New York, 1941.

SPICER, EDWARD H. Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest, 1553-1960. Tucson, 1962.

STEWART, EDGAR I. Custer's Luck. Norman, 1955.

STIRLING, MATTHEW W., et al. National Geographic on Indians of the Americas. Washington, 1955.

THRAPP, DAN L. The Conquest of Apacheria. Norman, 1967.

UNDERHILL, RUTH M. The Navajos. Norman, 1956; rev. ed., Norman, 1967.

______. Red Man's America: A History of Indians in the United States. Chicago, 1953.

UTLEY, ROBERT M. Frontiersmen in Blue: The United States Army and the Indian, 1848-1865. New York, 1967.

______. The Last Days of the Sioux Nation. New Haven, 1963.

WEBB, WALTER P. The Great Plains. Boston, 1931.

WELLMAN, PAUL I. Death on Horseback: Seventy Years of War for the American West. Philadelphia, 1947.

WINTHER, OSCAR O. The Great Northwest. New York, 1947.

WISSLER, CLARK. Indians of the United States: Four Centuries of Their History and Culture. New York, 1940.

______. Indian Cavalcade, or Life on the Old-Time Indian Reservations. New York, 1938.

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