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Joseph and his band almost made it to Canada, chased the entire distance by the one-armed Gen. ... Gen. Nelson Miles, and their troops. By the time the Nez Perce surrendered, many of the tribe's leading warriors, including Joseph's brother, were dead, many women and ... Winchester to General Miles.
In 1887, Haynes photographed the parade honoring Gen. Nelson A. Miles, who was credited with getting Geronimo to surrender after years of fighting the U.S. Army; the famous General Miles sword; old Fort Mason; the Tumacacori Church and Tubac. In 1888 he won second prize at the Phoenix Fair for the ...

On this date in 1912, Arizona held a general election and returned the recall of the judiciary to the State Constitution. On this date in 1915, aviatrix ... this date in 1887, Gen. Nelson A. Miles visited Tucson to receive a hero's welcome and a ceremonial sword worth $1,000 for having ended the Geronimo war.
His name was Nelson A. Miles, and no one questioned either his courage or competence. ... He picked fights with contemporaries such as Gen. ... But allow me one last word about Nelson Miles and that flag he saluted and marched to and bled for -- the one raised in San Juan 119 years ago today.
Some time ago, I learned about a strange and heartbreaking moment that had transpired outside Sitting Bull's cabin while he was being assassinated by tribal police during an arrest. A horse was tethered to a railing and at the sound of gunfire, it started to "dance," trained to do so while he was in the Wild ...
WISDOM -- In the 140 years since the Battle of the Big Hole, the site of the battle has remained a spiritual place to many who visit. Teepee poles on the 655-acre Big Hole National Battlefield give silent testimony to the Nez Perce who gathered in along a fork of the Big Hole River. A marble monument ...

They tell of the surrender of Geronimo's band of Chiricahua Apaches to General Nelson A. Miles at Skeleton Canyon, Arizona, September 4, 1886, and the deportation of all ... Concepts of legal structure, religion, even the measurement of time proved to be obstacles for the next generation of Apaches.
On July 28, 1898, General Nelson Miles of the United States Army hoisted the Stars and Stripes atop the municipal flagpole in Ponce, on the southern coast ... Thus, within one generation of the American occupation of the island, the promises to Puerto Rico regarding the protection of property, promotion of ...
As famed Indian fighter General Nelson Miles dryly noted later, "It's easy to kick a dead lion." The biggest boost to the Custer legend was his widow Libby, who wrote books and lobbied hard, extolling his bravery. Custer was put over the top in American Western lore by the Errol Flynn flick, "They Died With ...
Toward the end of "The Earth Is Weeping," Cozzens recounts how Geronimo -- who surrendered in the Arizona Territory to Gen. Nelson A. Miles in 1886 -- became a dancing-bear figure for white audiences, appearing as a circuslike attraction and signing photographs of himself for children enthralled by ...
Strangely, Cody had been dispatched by General Nelson Miles to make the arrest himself, in the hope that Sitting Bull would agree to surrender .... In addition to my earlier comments on sources, I did consult with Chief Arvol Looking Horse, the 19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe, ...
Joseph and his band almost made it to Canada, chased the entire distance by the one-armed Gen. ... Gen. Nelson Miles, and their troops. By the time the Nez Perce surrendered, many of the tribe's leading warriors, including Joseph's brother, were dead, many women and ... Winchester to General Miles.
In 1887, Haynes photographed the parade honoring Gen. Nelson A. Miles, who was credited with getting Geronimo to surrender after years of fighting the U.S. Army; the famous General Miles sword; old Fort Mason; the Tumacacori Church and Tubac. In 1888 he won second prize at the Phoenix Fair for the ...
On this date in 1912, Arizona held a general election and returned the ... Nelson A. Miles visited Tucson to receive a hero's welcome and a ...
His name was Nelson A. Miles, and no one questioned either his courage or competence. ... He was a major general by the end of the civil war, although battlefield ... He picked fights with contemporaries such as Gen. ... But allow me one last word about Nelson Miles and that flag he saluted and marched ...
They were seventh-generation descendants of the general's family, ... cabin by General Nelson Miles to convince his old friend to surrender.

They were seventh-generation descendants of the general's family, ... cabin by General Nelson Miles to convince his old friend to surrender.
In 1886, a group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo (also known as Goyathlay, "One Who Yawns") surrendered to Gen. Nelson Miles at ...
WISDOM -- In the 140 years since the Battle of the Big Hole, the site of the battle has remained a spiritual place to many who visit. Teepee ...
... of Geronimo's band of Chiricahua Apaches to General Nelson A. Miles at ... of time proved to be obstacles for the next generation of Apaches.
Every street name in Tucson has a story behind it. Historian David Leighton, who writes the Star's regular Street Smarts column, shares what he ...
On July 28, 1898, General Nelson Miles of the United States Army hoisted the ... Thus, within one generation of the American occupation of the ...
As famed Indian fighter General Nelson Miles dryly noted later, "It's easy to kick a dead lion." The biggest boost to the Custer legend was his ...
Nelson A. Miles, who defeated Geronimo. Credit Frederic Remington, from "Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles. ... attitudes of the Vietnam War generation about how the West was really won.
The medicine man had witnessed a generation of broken treaties and ... General Nelson Miles arrived on the prairie with 5,000 troops as part of ...
On this date in 1865, Fort Mason was established and named after General John S. Mason, military commander of Arizona Territory. ... of the U.S.-Mexico border and persuaded Geronimo to surrender to Gen. Nelson A. Miles.
WISDOM -- In the 140 years since the Battle of the Big Hole, the site of the battle has remained a spiritual place to many who visit. Teepee ...
... of Geronimo's band of Chiricahua Apaches to General Nelson A. Miles at ... of time proved to be obstacles for the next generation of Apaches.
Every street name in Tucson has a story behind it. Historian David Leighton, who writes the Star's regular Street Smarts column, shares what he ...
Nelson Miles boxing them in, they surrendered. Joseph later purportedly relayed this ... Along with Gen. Howard and Chief Joseph, two other ...
On July 28, 1898, General Nelson Miles of the United States Army hoisted the ... Thus, within one generation of the American occupation of the ...
As famed Indian fighter General Nelson Miles dryly noted later, "It's easy to kick a dead lion." The biggest boost to the Custer legend was his ...
An illustration by Frederic Remington for the memoirs of Gen. Nelson A. Miles, who defeated Geronimo. Credit Frederic Remington, from "Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles." Chicago: ...
The medicine man had witnessed a generation of broken treaties and ... General Nelson Miles arrived on the prairie with 5,000 troops as part of ...
They were seventh-generation descendants of the general's family, ... cabin by General Nelson Miles to convince his old friend to surrender.
Guanica Bay is where American troops commanded by General Nelson Miles landed on July 25,. Greg Allen/NPR. Guanica Bay is where American troops commanded by General Nelson Miles landed on July 25, 1898. At the site, a stone marker engraved by ...
While stationed at the remote Fort Missoula outpost in Montana, a young lieutenant, James Moss, was picked by General Nelson A. Miles to explore the viability of the military application of a new contraption called a "safety bicycle." Unlike other ...
Custer took the hit. As famed Indian fighter General Nelson Miles dryly noted later, "It's easy to kick a dead lion.
George Armstrong Custer. My first inkling of the iconic warrior came in early childhood when a Fast Food shack depicted a horse-bound soldier with a saber in one hand and an ice cream cone in the other, with a sign proclaiming "Custard's Last Stand.
Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman ordered his troops to drive the whole tribe out of Kansas. Noting that the settlers were by no means blameless, a few Easterners called for restraint.
Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman ordered his troops to drive the whole tribe out of Kansas. Noting that the settlers were by no means blameless, a few Easterners called for restraint.
Pursuant to the presidential order, General Nelson A. Miles dispatched 5,000 troops in below-zero weather to capture the religious refugees.
When General George Crook assumed command of the Department of Arizona for the second time in 1882, Gatewood was considered the best "Apache man" in the territory.
Cody himself, who was mounted on a richly caparisoned horse - Duke, presented to him by Gen. (Nelson) Miles when they were serving together in the last campaign against the Indians," wrote the Jacksonville journalist.
Cody himself, who was mounted on a richly caparisoned horse - Duke, presented to him by Gen. (Nelson) Miles when they were serving together in the last campaign against the Indians," wrote the Jacksonville journalist.
Geronimo surrendered later that year, in September, to General Nelson Miles. Modern vets tend to nod grimly when they hear the fate of Dutchy, the scout who had fired the shot that so quickly avenged Crawford.
1864 At the Battle of Allatoona, a small Union post is saved from Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's army. 1877 Nez Perce Chief Joseph surrenders to Colonel Nelson Miles in Montana Territory, after a 1,700-mile trek to reach Canada falls 40 miles short. 1880 ...
Sundown was present at each of the fights with the pursuing troops, including the final confrontation - the so-called Battle of Bear Paw - in which Gen. Nelson Miles raked the fleeing Nez Perces' defenses with exploding artillery shells. When Joseph ...
Geronimo was able elude both forces for over five months, but by August, he and his followers had grown weary of life on the run. On September 4, 1886, he finally gave himself up to General Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon, Arizona. In laying down his ...


 

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