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Custer and His Commands: From West Point to Little Bighorn by John Langellier, Kurt Cox

By John Langellier, Kurt Cox

;Custer and His instructions: From West element to Little Bighorn (G.I. sequence quantity sixteen) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Kurt CoxИздательство: Greenhill BooksISBN: 1853673587Год: 1999Страниц: 74Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 43.51МБЯзык: английскийAn crucial visible list of Custer and the boys who rode into legend with him. George Armstrong Custer was once the most flamboyant, colourful, and debatable officials ever to have served within the usa military. This fantastically illustrated ebook is a whole pictorial background of the fellow and the devices he commanded. infrequent illustrations from inner most collections express his trendy uniforms, guns, and artifacts. Kurt Hamilton Cox is an expert on American fastened forces.Скачать: Depositfiles UploadingHotfile eighty five

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They also formed part of a trade network that extended far up the Mississippi valley and eastward to the Appalachian mountains; they were in general a peaceable and sedentary people, unlike their neighbors to the south and west. The Spaniards must have known of the mounds, since their camino real passed not far away. ” The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department established a historic park at the site in 1974; this site now includes an exhibit about the Caddo and a reconstruction of a traditional Caddo dwelling.

During the period of the Texas Republic, Captain John Coffee Hays is said to have held off Comanche raiders single-handedly at the rock until they fled, convinced that the rock’s spirits had empowered him. In Anglo-American legends, perhaps inspired by early Spanish accounts, Enchanted Rock was touted as the site of mineral riches. Although a small amount of gold has been mined in this part of the central Texas mineral belt, the country is not actually very promising for the prospector. Still, legends persist and may explain Enchanted Rock’s enduring fame as both a natural wonder and a “haunted” place rich in history and folklore.

Hueco Tanks was also frequented by Comanches and Kiowas, as well as Indians from the Tigua villages. Thanks to the variety of native dwellers and their long periods of cultural activity, Hueco Tanks boasts a profusion of spectacular Indian rock art. Rendered as both pictographs (painted) and petroglyphs (carved), these images apparently record events of importance to the indigenous peoples, but their meanings are not easily understood today. Given its strategic position for east-west travelers in this area, it is not surprising that Hueco Tanks became an important site to European Americans after the Mexican-American War (1846–1848) and the California Gold Rush (1849), when the road between San Antonio and El Paso was created to facilitate trade.

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