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Making Peace with Cochise: The 1872 Journal of Captain Joseph Alton Sladen

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"Cochise" was a name that struck terror into hearts across the Southwest. Yet in the autumn of 1872, Brigadier General Oliver Otis Howard and his aide-de-camp, Lieutenant Joseph Alton Sladen, entered Arizona's rocky Dragoon Mountains in search of the elusive Chiricahua Apache chief. Accompanied only by a guide and two Apache scouts, they sought to convince Cochise that the bloody fighting between his people and the Americans must stop. After twelve years of war, Cochise had already reached that conclusion, but he had found ...

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Making Peace with Cochise: The 1872 Journal of Captain Joseph Alton Sladen
1997, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806129730

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