Hero of Beecher Island: The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth

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George A. Forsyth took a determined stand against Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at the Battle of Beech Island in 1868 and in the process transformed this minor frontier skirmish into a legendary symbol of the American West. This engagement helped mold popular conception of Indian warfare and provided Forsyth with the reputation of being an intrepid Indian fighter like George Custer and Buffalo Bill. Although this image of Forsyth is not necessarily incorrect, it is certainly incomplete. Forsyth began his military career with ...

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Hero of Beecher Island: The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth
1997, Unp - Bison Books

ISBN-13: 9780803266056

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Hero of Beecher Island: The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth
1994, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803217003

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