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The last stand [electronic resource] : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn / Nathaniel Philbrick.

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  • ISBN: 9781101189573 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 1101189576 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 9781101190111 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
  • ISBN: 1101190116 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 466 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps, plans
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-446) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: At the flood -- The dream -- Hard ass -- The dance -- The scout -- The blue pencil line -- The approach -- The crow's nest -- Into the valley -- Reno's charge -- To the hill -- Still point -- The forsaken -- Grazing his horses -- The last stand -- The river of nightmares -- Libbie's house.
Summary, etc.: The bestselling author of "Mayflower" sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West, reminding readers that the Battle of the Little Bighorn was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations.
Subject: Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876.
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890.
Dakota Indians > Wars, 1876.
Genre: Electronic books.

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