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Winter 1975

Winter 1975

Vol. 25, No. 1

Created: Wednesday, January 1, 1975

Vol. 25, No. 1

1876 in Montana Anxiety and Anticipation
by Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder

High Bull’s Victory Rosterby Peter J. Powell

Montana School Teacherby Mary Hyland Currier

William Gilpin and the Cosmopolitan Roadby J. Christopher Schnell

The Santee Sioux and the Lake Shetek Settlers Capture and Rescue
by John S. Gray

Some Lawmen I Have Knownby Dorothy M. Johnson

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Ege, Curse Not His Curls, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Ellsworth, Dear Ellen: Two Mormon Women and Their Letters, reviewed by Margaret D. Lester | Hutton, Doc Middleton: Life and Legends of the Notorious Plains Outlaw, reviewed by Paul D. Riley | Porter, San Elizario, A History, reviewed by John Francis Bannon | Timmen, Blow for the Landing: A Hundred Years of Steam Navigation on the Waters of the West, reviewed by Victor C. Dahl | Krause and Olson, eds., Custer’s Prelude to Glory, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Downey and Jacobsen, The Red-Bluecoats: The Indian Scouts, U.S. Army, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Rogers, Red World and White: Memories of a Chippewa Boyhood, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Martin, The Saga of the Buffalo, reviewed by David A. Dary | Waters, To Possess the Land: A Biography of Arthur Rochford Manby, reviewed by Richard Bradfute | Hill, The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824–1880: Historical Sketches, reviewed by H. Craig Miner | McKee, The Last West: A History of the Great Plains of North America, reviewed by Anthony McGinnis | Brothers, Sketches of Walkerville, reviewed by Bert Gaskill

On the cover

(front) Why the Mail Was Late, n.d., by O. E, Berninghaus; (back) two examples of Cheyenne ledger art celebrating two warriors’ deeds at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876, from High Bull’s roster book