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The Geronimo Campaign

Odie B. Faulk


On August 25 1886, the Apache chief, Geronimo, surrendered to the US army, ending a long and bloody struggle. This book draws on fresh evidence to examine the ironies, dangers, and vicissitudes of that campaign. Based on the papers collected by Lt. Charles B. Gatewood—the one white man Geronimo trusted—including depositions from old soldiers and scouts, official documents, articles, letters, and photographs, the book shows that it was essentially a war no one won—the Apaches (like the Sioux, Comanche, and Nez Perce before them), losing their land and lifestyle, the Americans losing all that th ... More

Keywords: Apache chief, Geronimo, US army, Lt. Charles B. Gatewood, war, Native American, US Government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780195083514
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083514.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Odie B. Faulk, author
Northeastern State University