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?imagine our consternation and dismay, when, upon descending into the valley of the Cimarron, on the morning of the 19th of June, there suddenly appeared before us an imposing array of death dealing savages! There was no merriment in this! It was a genuine alarm — a tangible reality! These warriors, however, as we soon discovered, were only the vanguard of a 'countless host,' who were by this time pouring over the opposite ridge, and galloping directly towards us?

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ISBN:
9781589760189
Author:
Gregg, Josiah
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - West - General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
429
Dimensions:
8.53x5.46x1.05 in. 1.20 lbs.

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