Unearthing: The Battle of Milk Creek September 29 - October 5, 1879


Immaculate and unread; Signed yb author on title page; The story of the one of the most obsure, little-known of the American Indian vs. US Army Cavalry battles in the annals of Western American history. Taking place in Northwest Colorado in 1879 and lasting six days, the author has discovered the actual sight of the battle, and unrearthed an American soldier and civilian mass-burial site on private ranch land; Seven years of painstaking research has resulted in this fascinating account of an all-out battle between warring Indians and the US Cavalry which has been overshadowed by the more famous battles of Little Big Horn, Meeker, Washita, and Sand Creek among others. 205p., including chapter notes and bibliography.

Title: Unearthing: The Battle of Milk Creek September 29 - October 5, 1879

Author Name: Edwards, Brad; Introduction By Kenneth R. Bowra, Majpor General (Retired) , U.S. Army

Illustrator: Photos

Categories: Western Americana, Military, Colorado,

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Publisher: Englewood, CO, Milk Creek Publications: 2007

ISBN Number: 0615176224

ISBN Number 13: 9780615176222

Binding: Illustrated Wraps

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Paper Back

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall

Seller ID: 23926E

Keywords: Western Americana, Colorado Indian Wars, US Cavalry-Indian Battles, Colorado History, American Frontier Cavalry History