American Military Leaders: From Colonial Times to the by John C. Fredriksen

By John C. Fredriksen

American army Leaders includes over four hundred A-Z biographies of people comparable to Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, who ended 1000s of years of culture by way of permitting ladies to serve on army ships; and, Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, whose principles of clandestine struggle are nonetheless via the U.S. exact Forces.Coverage facilities at the remarkable generals, sergeants, fighter aces, militiamen, theorists, medical professionals, and nurses who make up America's army background. This quantity offers their backgrounds, contributions, and value to America's fortunes in conflict. This identify additionally cites works for extra learn, encompasses a checklist of leaders prepared by means of their army titles, and a finished index.

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An elderly Hidatsa woman named Sakakawea is killed by an enemy war party in Montana, according to the oral tradition of the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota. A woman named Sacajawea dies on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. , The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Gilman, Carolyn, and Mary Jane Schneider. The Way to Independence: Memories of a Hidatsa Indian Family, 1840–1920. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1987. Reid, Russell. Sakakawea: The Bird Woman.

And she wanted to see that monstrous creature. The captains agreed to let her go. At last, Sacagawea saw the Pacific Ocean. She stood and stared at the great waters stretching endlessly in front of her. On the beach was the great skeleton of the whale. It was an amazing sight, nearly as long as twenty men lying end to end. The whale had been picked clean, but Clark was able to buy some blubber from the Indians to feed his men. THE CREW STAYED BUSY all winter, hunting, sewing moccasins, and making repairs on their equipment.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Gilman, Carolyn, and Mary Jane Schneider. The Way to Independence: Memories of a Hidatsa Indian Family, 1840–1920. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1987. Reid, Russell. Sakakawea: The Bird Woman. Bismarck, ND: State Historical Society of North Dakota, 1986. Rogers, Ken. ” Special to the Bismarck Tribune, 1998. Wilson, Gilbert L. Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden. 1917. Reprint, St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1987.

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