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Devil's Backbone

The Modoc War, 1872-3

Devil's Backbone( )
Author: Johnston, Terry C.
Series title:The Plainsmen Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Saint Martin's Paperbacks
Book Format:Ebook
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Devil's Backbone

Terry C. Johnston

The Modoc Indians and American officials had been flirting with war in the Oregon Territory for some time. When Modoc chief Keintpoos murdered a Civil War hero during negotiations, the U.S. Army launched a deadly offensive against the rebel tribe. Besieged in the natural stronghold of the Lava Beds near Tule Lake, the Modocs waged bloody war for seven long months.

Sergeant Seamus Donegan, on the trail of...
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Johnston, Terry C. (Author)
Terry C. Johnson was born in 1947 on the plains of Kansas and has lived a varied life as a roustabout, history teacher, printer, paramedic, dog catcher, and car salesman, all the while immersing himself in this history of the early West. His first novel, CARRY THE WIND, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer's Award from the Western Writer's of America, and his subsequent books, among them CRY OF THE HAWK, WINTER RAIN, and THE SON OF THE PLAINS TRILOGY, have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country.


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