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" in a nutshell," was that the commanding officer of the district was furnished no more troops or supplies for this state of war than had been provided and furnished him for a state of profound peace. In regions where all was peace, as at Laramie in November,... "
Ab-sa-ra-ka, Home of the Crows: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on ... - Page 269
by Margaret Irvin Carrington - 1868 - 284 pages
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1868
...sacrificed life struggling to maiutain the authority and power of the government, and add new lustre to our arms and fame. Of those who have been more...Phil. Kearney, there were only five companies allowed. The Minneconjoux band of Sioux, under the direction of their head chief, High Back Bone, originated...
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Ab-sa-ra-ka, Land of Massacre: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on ...

Margaret Irvin Carrington - Crow Indians - 1878 - 378 pages
...enable yourself and the President, who have much official information that we cannot have, to determino where the censure must fall. The difficulty, '.'in...Phil Kearney, there were only five companies allowed. 872 ABSARAKA. omens IIra IOTIAH OPJSATIONS ON TIM PLAIKS 1864-1878. First Lieutenant Napoleon H. Daniels,...
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Wild Life on the Plains and Horrors of Indian Warfare

George Armstrong Custer - Indians of North America - 1883 - 528 pages
...commanding the Phil Kearny district was furnished no more troops for a state of war than had been provided for a state of profound peace. " In regions where...stationed ; while in regions where all was war, as at Phil Kearny, there were only five companies allowed." The game criticism regarding the distribution of troops...
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The Great Salt Lake Trail

Henry Inman, Buffalo Bill - Frontier and pioneer life - 1898 - 529 pages
...maintain the authority and power of the government and add new lustre to our arms and fame. . . . " The difficulty, in a ' nutshell,' was that the commanding...and furnished him for a state of profound peace." CHAPTER XVI BUFFALO BILL'S * ADVENTURES ON THE SALT LAKE TRAIL IN CHARGE OF A HERD OF BEEF CATTLE KILLS...
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The History of Wyoming from the Earliest Known Discoveries, Volume 1

Charles Griffin Coutant - Wyoming - 1899 - 712 pages
...specifically as to enable yourself and the President, who have much official information that we cannot hare, to determine where the censure must fall. The difficulty,...and furnished him for a state of profound peace." The investigation by this commission settled, in the minds of people who took the trouble to follow...
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The Plainsmen of the Yellowstone: A History of the Yellowstone Basin

Mark Herbert Brown - History - 1961 - 480 pages
...eyewitness accounts which were utterly fantastic. The report of the Congressional investigation noted: The difficulty, "in a nutshell," was that the commanding officer of the distr1ct was furnished no more troops or supplies for this state of war than had been provided and...
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My Life on the Plains: Or, Personal Experiences with Indians

George Armstrong Custer - Biography & Autobiography - 1976 - 446 pages
...commanding the Phil Kearny district was furnished no more troops for a state of war than had been provided for a state of profound peace. "In regions where all...stationed; while in regions where all was war, as at Phil Kearny, there were only five companies allowed." The same criticism regarding the distribution of troops...
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Absaraka, Home of the Crows: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on ...

Margaret Irvin Carrington - History - 1983 - 284 pages
...any officer living deserving of censure; and even if evidence justifies it, it would ill become us to speak evil of or censure those dead who sacrificed...Phil Kearney, there were only five companies allowed. II. SKETCH OP THE EIGHTEENTH UNITED STATES INFANTRY. THE 18th Regiment United States Infantry has served...
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Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891

Robert Marshall Utley - History - 1984 - 462 pages
...subscribed to a joint report, but the conclusions of its spokesman, John B. Sanborn, exonerated Carrington: "The difficulty 'in a nutshell' was, that the commanding...provided and furnished him for a state of profound peace."37 This was indeed a large difficulty. But there was another large difficulty, clearly revealed...
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The Fetterman Massacre

Dee Alexander Brown - History - 1984 - 251 pages
...censuring Carrington, gently absolved him from blame. "The difficulty 'in a nutshell,' " said Sanborn, "was that the commanding officer of the district was...state of war than had been provided and furnished him in a state of profound peace. In regions where all was peace, as at Laramie in November, twelve companies...
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