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The Modocs and Their War

By: Murray, Keith A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1976

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18044

ISBN: 0806113316

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear, original price blacked out on top front corner. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 343 pages; "Along the shores of Tule Lake in northern California, in the fall of 1872 three small bands of Modoc Indians joined forces to hold off more than a thousand United States soldiers and settlers trying to dislodge them from their ancient refuge in the lava beds. In these caves and crevasses, which the army called "The Stronghold," the 160-odd Indians, led by Captain Jack, fought five battles and several skirmishes ... View more info