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Author Shay, Michael E., 1945-
Title Henry Ware Lawton : Union infantryman, frontier soldier, charismatic warrior / Michael E. Shay.
Imprint Columbia, Missouri : University Of Missouri Press, [2016]

Author Shay, Michael E., 1945-
Subject Lawton, Henry Ware, 1843-1899.
Geronimo, 1829-1909.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- 19th century.
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 322 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- 1. Beginnings: a hero born -- 2. Civil War -- 3. Beans and hay -- 4. Fort Clark, Mexico Palo Duro and the Red River War -- 5. Powder River and Ute campaign -- 6. Geronimo -- 7. Inspector General -- 8. Cuba -- 9. The Philippine War -- 10. The legacy -- Epilogue: last post.
Summary "Lawton served the country nearly uninterrupted from the day he enlisted at age 18--soon after President Lincoln's first call for volunteers to fight in the Civil War, where he earned a Medal of Honor-to his death at age 56, a major general in the Philippine War. In between, he fought in the Indian Wars in Texas, the Northern Plains and the Arizona Territory. It was during this time that he rose to national prominence as the man who captured Geronimo following a grueling, nonstop, four-month pursuit deep into Mexico."--Jacket.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 11, 2017).
ISBN 9780826273659 (electronic bk.)
0826273653 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 982122536
Additional Format Print version: Shay, Michael E., 1945- Henry ware lawton : union infantryman, frontier soldier, charismatic warrior. Columbia, Missouri : University of Missouri Press, ©2016 xiv, 322 pages 9780826221001

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