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Lull, Robert W., 1944-
Civil War general and Indian fighter James M. Williams : leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry / by Robert W. Lull
Alternate Title James M. Williams: leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry
1st ed
Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E467.1.W73 L85 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Williams, James M. (James Monroe), 1833-1907
United States. Army. Kansas Colored Infantry Regiment, 1st (1863-1864) -- Biography
United States. Army. Cavalry, 8th -- Biography
Subject(s) Generals -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
Subject(s) Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895
Physical Description xvii, 289 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282) and index
Contents Bleeding Kansas, border ruffians, and Jayhawkers -- Williams, Lane's brigade, and the Civil War -- The First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry -- They "fought like tigers:" Island Mound, Missouri -- The regiment: "a day of great rejoicing," and grim reality at Sherwood -- Into Indian territory: first Battle of Cabin Creek -- The Battle of Honey Springs, Indian Territory -- The Red River campaign and the Camden Expedition -- The Battle of Poison Spring, Arkansas -- Confederate atrocities and Steele's retreat -- A brigade, another massacre, and second Cabin Creek -- Back to Arkansas, a promotion, peace, and transition -- West into Indian wars with the Eighth Cavalry -- Campaigning: Fort Whipple, Arizona -- Recuperation, a family, and Fort Selden, New Mexico -- Fort Bayard, New Mexico -- Frontier ranching, congressional accolades, and redemption -- Conclusion
Series War and the Southwest series ; no. 12

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