Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, in answer to a Senate resolution of March 2, 1877, a copy of the final report of the Operations of the Troops in Modoc Country, by General Alvan Gillem. Special Session, March 5, 1877. Senate

No Place: No Publisher, 1877. Pamphlet. Good. Item #012867
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No publisher or place. Presumed US Government Printing Office, Washington: 1877. Pamphlet, disbound from a larger work and lacking any wrappers issued. 18 pp. A detailed account from the commanding officer's perspective (General Alvan Gillem), of the fighting between the Modoc Native American Indians and US troops, in Northern California during the first half of 1873. This includes accounts of various peace meetings, actual battles, including the battles of Sand Butte and Dry Lake. The Modoc War began through misunderstandings of intentions between white settlers and native tribes, with tensions escalating after killings on both sides, including members of the peace commission sent by Ulysses S. Grant. GOOD condition. Minor general foxing and general uneven toning. Minor soiling. Some creasing and curling along the extremities. Howes G175.

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