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The Resource 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

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

Label
Civil War general and Indian fighter James M. Williams : leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry
Title
Civil War general and Indian fighter James M. Williams
Title remainder
leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry
Statement of responsibility
by Robert W. Lull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The military career of General James Monroe Williams spanned both the Civil War and the Indian Wars in the West, yet no biography has been published to date on his important accomplishments, until now. From his birth on the northern frontier, westward movement in the Great Migration, rush into the violence of antebellum Kansas Territory, Civil War commands in the Trans-Mississippi, and as a cavalry officer in the Indian Wars, Williams was involved in key moments of American history. Like many who make a difference, Williams was a leader of strong convictions, sometimes impatient with heavy-han
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lull, Robert W.
Dewey number
355.0092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
War and the Southwest series
Series volume
number 12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, James M.
  • United States
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Indians of North America
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-282) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn844940552
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574415124
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)844940552
Label
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
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-282) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn844940552
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574415124
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)844940552

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