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Title From Fort Marion to Fort Sill : a documentary history of the Chiricahua Apache prisoners of war, 1886-1913 / edited and annotated by Alicia Delgadillo, with Miriam A. Perrett
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xliii, 359 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Summary "From 1886 to 1913, hundreds of Chiricahua Apache men, women, and children lived and died as prisoners of war in Florida, Alabama, and Oklahoma. Their names, faces, and lives have long been forgotten by history, and for nearly one hundred years these individuals have been nothing more than statistics in the history of the United States' tumultuous war against the Chiricahua Apache. Based on extensive archival research, From Fort Marion to Fort Sill offers long-overdue documentation of the lives and fate of many of these people. This outstanding reference work provides individual biographies for hundreds of the Chiricahua Apache prisoners of war, including those originally classified as POWs in 1886, infants who lived only a few days, children removed from families and sent to Indian boarding schools, and second-generation POWs who lived well into the twenty-first century. Their biographies are often poignant and revealing, and more than sixty previously unpublished photographs give a further glimpse of their humanity. This masterful documentary work, based on the unpublished research notes of former Fort Sill historian Gillett Griswold, at last brings to light the lives and experiences of hundreds of Chiricahua Apaches whose story has gone untold for too long."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Chiricahua Indians -- Biography.
Chiricahua Indians -- Relocation -- Florida -- Saint Augustine.
Chiricahua Indians -- Relocation -- Oklahoma -- Fort Sill.
Indian prisoners -- Florida -- Biography.
Indian prisoners -- Oklahoma -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Florida -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Oklahoma -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Delgadillo, Alicia.
ISBN 0803246250
1299711057 (ebk)
1461933927 (electronic bk.)
9780803246256
9781299711051 (ebk)
9781461933922 (electronic bk.)