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Autumn 1974

Autumn 1974

Vol. 24, No. 4

Created: Sunday, September 1, 1974

Vol. 24, No. 4

The Redcoat Detachment at Writing-on-Stone in Albertaby Hugh A. Dempsey

Lost on Cold Creek Modern Explorers Track the Nez Perce
by Daniel Goodenough, Jr.

The Cheyenne “Outbreak” of 1897by Lonnie E. Underhill and Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr.

The Mormons and the Morrisite Warby C. LeRoy Anderson and Larry J. Halford

Brigham Young’s Deseret Alphabetby Elizabeth Cottam Walker

Fun in the Great Outdoors—Or Was It?by Dorothy M. Johnson

Vigilante Numbers A Re-Examination
by Rex C. Myers

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Moore, Bent’s Old Fort: An Archeological Study, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Burke, The Legend of Baby Doe, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Jackson, Zane Grey, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Vandergriff, The Indians of Kansas, reviewed by William E. Unrau| | Smith, ed., The Olive Trial, reviewed by Lawrence D. Ball | Simmons, The Little Lion of the Southwest: A Life of Manuel Antonio Chaves, reviewed by William B. Taylor | Silliman, Why Gone Those Times? Blackfoot Tales by James Willard Schultz, reviewed by R. David Emmons | Browne, notes, Trader on the Santa Fe Trail: Memoirs of Franz Huning, reviewed by Max L. Moorhead | Goff, George W. P. Hunt and His Arizona, reviewed by Lee Scott Theisen | Murray, ed., Fort Laramie: Visions of a Grand Old Post, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Sampson, ed., John McLoughlin’s Business Correspondence, 1847–1848, reviewed by Jesse L. Gilmore | Opler, ed., Grenville Goodwin among the Western Apache, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Hall, Let ´Er Buck, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Sherer, with Walker, Indians: The Great Photographs That Reveal North American Indian Life, 1847–1929, from the Unique Collection of the Smithsonian Institution, reviewed by Diana Vari | Hoig, The Western Odyssey of John Simpson Smith—Frontiersman, Trapper, Trader, Interpreter, reviewed by David J. Weber

On the cover

(front) Single Handed, 1912, by Charles M. Russell; (back) paintings showing uniforms of North West Mounted Police, 1874, 1898, 1974, artists unknown