It is so hard to find out the truth by looking at the past. The process of time obscures the truth and even contemporaneous writers disguise and twist out of malice or flattery. — Plutarch

Famous Indian Chiefs I Have Known - O. O. Howard



The author of this book was a famous Civil War General, head of the Freedman's Bureau and founder of Howard University. As liaison for Indian Affairs under President Grant, he negotiated with almost all the major Indian Chiefs in the west in the decades after the civil war. He was sympathetic to their plight and tried to arrange peace between the white men and Indians.

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Nez Perces long retreat
"FOR MANY MONTHS THERE WERE BATTLESBATTLESBATTLES!"


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