Wigwam and War-Path : Or the Royal Chief in Chains
"[...]neighbors being a band of Sacs and Foxes, -"Saukees." This was the beginning of my personal acquaintance with Indians. The stories that had kindled in my heart feelings of sympathy and commiseration for them were forgotten for a time in the present living history before my eyes. I was one of a party who in 1844 assisted the Government in removing Pow-e-shiek's band from the Iowa river to their new home in the West. The scenes around the Indian village on the morning of their departure were photographed on my mind so plainly that now, after a lapse of thirty years, they are still fresh in my memory, and the impressions made on me, and resolves then made by me, have never been forgotten, notwithstanding the terrible dangers through which I have since passed.[...]."
- Paperback | 474 pages
- 152 x 229 x 24mm | 626g
- 01 May 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations