In the Southwest the U.S. Army used Apache scouts to hunt Navajos and other Apaches. To the north the Army used a handful of Lakota scouts, as well as scouts from various friendly tribes—Crow, Pawnee, Shoshone, Arikara—to track down renegade Lakotas and Cheyennes. What do you think of the use of such Indian scouts, and how do you rate their respective performances in the Indian wars?
Portfolio: Images of War as Landscape
Whether they produced battlefield images of the dead or daguerreotype portraits of common soldiers, […]
Jerrie Mock: Record-Breaking American Female Pilot
In 1964 an Ohio woman took up the challenge that had led to Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.
Through Custer’s Eyes: Roam Through Six Civil War-Era Haunts of the Famed General
Enjoy a slice of central Louisiana, as the Boy General and, yes, William Sherman once did.
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