Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End
||Berg, Scott W.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.00|
| Book Description: |
A Kirkus Best Book of the Year In August 1862, after suffering decades of hardship, broken treaties, and relentless encroachment on their land, the Dakota leader Little Crow reluctantly agreed that his people must go to war. After six weeks of fighting, the uprising was smashed, thousands of Indians were taken prisoner by the US army, and 303 Dakotas were sentenced to death. President Lincoln, embroiled in the most devastating period of the Civil War,...