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The Blue, the Gray, and the Red

The Blue, the Gray, and the RedIndian Campaigns of the Civil War

Award-winning author Thom Hatch offers a chronological narrative rich in details and full of new revelations of the bloody hostilities in the West. The Blue, the Gray, and the Red will appeal to all those interested in the Civil War and the Indian War in American history. It provides a thoroughly... more

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Overview

Award-winning author Thom Hatch offers a chronological narrative rich in details and full of new revelations of the bloody hostilities in the West. The Blue, the Gray, and the Red will appeal to all those interested in the Civil War and the Indian War in American history. It provides a thoroughly researched background of the conflicts and cross-references simultaneous battles and events in the eastern theater of the Civil War. The exhaustive documentation and analysis paired with the uniqueness of the subject will cast new light on this most turbulent period.

The Blue, the Gray, and the Red is the first book dedicated solely to chronicling the numerous campaigns waged against the Indians in the American West during the Civil War. In fact, more Indians were killed between 1861 and 1865 than in any other period in history. Some of the most noteworthy Indian campaigns ever conducted, featuring a fascinating cast of larger-than-life characters, took place during these years.

Thom Hatch is a Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and an award-winning American author and novelist who specializes in the history of the American West, the American Civil War, and the Plains Indian Wars....more

Reviews

All . . . collections on Custer will need this book as a reliable and impartial guide to the subject and literature . . . it is also highly recommended.

Library Journal

[Thom Hatch] has provided a well-written, engrossing, and . . . accurate dual portrait of two or more compelling Civil War icons.

Booklist

Offers a well-written study of two remarkable horse soldiers.

The Civil War News