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Modoc war; its military history & topography

Erwin N. Thompson

Modoc war; its military history & topography

by Erwin N. Thompson

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Published by Argus Books in Sacramento .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modoc Indians -- Wars, 1873.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 182-185.

    Statement[by] Erwin N. Thompson. With a pref. by Keith A. Murray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE83.87 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5324100M
    LC Control Number72176818

    The Modoc War was the only major Indian War fought in California, and the only one in which a General of the regular Army was killed (George A. Custer was not a general when he was killed in at Little Big Horn).Taking into consideration the number of people involved, this was one of the most costly wars in our history. The Modoc homeland is the Tule Lake area on the border between California and Oregon. In , the U.S. Army engaged a small band of Modoc under the leadership of Captain Jack (Kintpuach) in w.

    Jefferson C Davis Riddle () was the son of Frank and Tobey Riddle, both of whom played prominent roles in the Modoc War. After the war, his parents renamed him for the Army colonel who ended the war and toured the East Coast, lecturing on the conflict. Riddle's book vividly chronicles this episode of Western history/5(6). Applegate, Lindsay. "Notes and Reminiscences of Laying Out and Establishing the Old Emigrant Road into Southern Oregon in the Year " Oregon Historical Quarterly, v. 22, n. .

      The Modoc War was the most expensive Indian conflict in American history, and the only one in which a general—E. R. S. Canby—was killed. Now, utilizing his skills as an award-winning broadcast journalist, author Jim Compton (–) tells the story in the newest title from Washington State University (WSU) Press, Spirit in the. we saw the news of the modoc massacre last sunday but thought New Jersey (see Jerome M. Loving, ed., "Introduction," Civil War Letters of George Ap , 8. Also see Erwin N. Thompson, The Modoc War: Its Military History and Topography.


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Modoc war; its military history & topography by Erwin N. Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Modoc War: Its Military History and Topography by Erwin N. Thompson Far and away the best book on the purely military aspects of the Modoc War, the book is invaluable for its maps (showing all major battles and most engagements) alone.

Thompson is thoroughly familiar with the ground the war was fought over, and his archival research is adequate. This photo, taken shortly after the defeat of the Modoc Indians, shows some of the officers involved in the conflict between the Modocs and the U.S. Army. The Modoc War was fought over land.

The Modocs refused to move from their traditional homeland to the Klamath Reservation, demanding instead a small reservation near Tule Lake. The Modoc War, or the Modoc Campaign (also known Modoc war; its military history & topography book the Lava Beds War), was an armed conflict between the Native American Modoc people and the United States Army in northeastern California and southeastern Oregon from to Eadweard Muybridge photographed the early part of the US Army's campaign.

Kintpuash, also known as Captain Jack, led 52 warriors in a band of more than Modoc Location: California, Oregon, United States. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Erwin N. Modoc war; its military history & topography.

Sacramento, Argus Books, (OCoLC) A good reference for the modoc war is a book titled The Indian History of the Modoc War(ISBN hardcover ) It is authored by Jeff C.

Riddle and was first Printed in Mr. Riddle, was he himself, a Modoc Indian, the son of the chief figure in that struggle. He witnessed most of the events that he describes in the book. great book. good maps.

makes you feel like you are right there during the war that did not have to happen if the government had just been honest and fair to the modoc people who had lived in the area for thousands of years. it makes you sad but this is history that needs to be understood for many reasons.

these people should never be forgotten Reviews: 2. Modoc War: Its Military History and Topography. By Erwin N. Thompson. Preface by Keith Murray. (Sacramento: Argus Books, pp. illus. $) Reviewed by Pat Givan, secondary California History and English teacher; and Chairman of the Modoc County History Committee.

Modoc War opens with a brief description of the events that led up to. Military History Magazine. Captain Jack: Against All Odds. In tensions between homesteaders and Modoc Indians in Northern California flared into full-scale warfare. The U.S.

Army had two divisions, horses and howitzers on its side, but the Modocs boasted two. Hell with the Fire Out: A History of the Modoc War by Arthur Quinn Paperback. Faber and Faber Oublishing.

History Editor's Recommended Book:The American war against the Modoc people of northern California and southern Oregon, fought inhas long been overshadowed by other campaigns in the Indian Wars.

"The Modoc War is a devastating history of defiant indigenous resistance during the Gilded Age of the nineteenth century. McNally's fast-paced, blow-by-blow account chronicles the daring actions of Modoc freedom fighters, treacherous U.S.

soldiers, genocidal American settlers, and hubristic military leaders that scarred the West during the Reviews: Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future. Jason Phillips. Oxford University Press, Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War ofthe Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History.

Gary Clayton Anderson. University of Oklahoma Press, The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America's Gilded.

The Modoc War by Robert McNally is the second Modoc war book to come out this year, following the late Jim Compton's Spirit in the Rock: the Fierce Battle for Modoc Homelands.

Both are long needed updates to Keith Murray's The Modocs and Their War/5(11). Man-for-man, the Modoc War was among the costliest ever engaged in by the United States. As many as troops (at highest count) did battle with roughly 50 Modoc warriors for six months.

Official tallies put U.S. casualties at 53 soldiers and 17 civilians, while the Modoc lost 15 (five KIA). For a history of this event, take a look at Modoc War: Its Military History and Topography (Thompson ).

Directions From Highway about 17 miles south of Tulelake, turn west onto County Road 97 toward Lava Beds National Monument. And, as pointed out earlier, I enthusiastically recommend The Modoc War, Its Military History and Topography, by Erwin M.

Thompson. Hell with the fire out is an apt description of the weather and the topography — it is high desert, and largely covered with ancient lava flows. Though the First and Second Battle of the Stronghold failed to. Authentic history you can trust. All Categories Look here first. 's thru Military Civil War Indian Wars, Western Colonial Period & Pre 20th Century Military + Lincoln & Political Items Americana & Unusual Ebay Fakes- Look.

Other articles where Modoc War is discussed: Lava Beds National Monument: main battle sites of the Modoc War (–73), the only major conflict in California between Native Americans and white settlers.

Captain Jacks Stronghold, where a small group of Modoc fighters held off far superior numbers of U.S. troops for several months, is accessible by hiking trails. Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject.

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The Indian history of the Modoc war, and the causes that led to it Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. More editions of Modoc war; its military history & topography: Modoc war; its military history & topography: ISBN () Hardcover, Argus Books,   On October 3,the United States military hangs four Native Americans found guilty of murdering the Civil War hero, General Edward Canby, during the Modoc War .The War of the Bucket traces its origins towhen a power struggle between the papacy and the Holy Roman empire degenerated into warfare.

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