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1 Brininstool, E.A. Crazy Horse, The Invincible Ogalalla Sioux Chief: The Inside Stories by Actual Observers, Of a Most Treacherous Deed Against a Great Indian Leader. Edited and Arranged for Publication by E. A. Brininstool. Photos from collection of E. A. Brininstool.
Los Angeles, CA: Wetzel Publishing Co., Inc., 1949. First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, red leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, 87 pp. Fine; in a Very Good dust jacket with edgewear that includes light chipping. From Introduction: The Inside Story of the dastardly murder at old Fort Robinson, Nebraska, September 5, 1877, of Crazy Horse, the great fighting chief of the Sioux nation, is here given in full detail by military men who were present on that tragic occasion. It adds one more blot to the outrageous treatment of the American Indian at the hands of the political parasites who composed the Indian ring at Washington. General Jesse M. Lee -- than whom no better friend of the Americna Indian ever lived -- was at that time Military Agent in charge of the Brule Sioux at Spotted Tail Agency, in Northwestern Nebraska. Major H. R. Lemly was a lieutenant of the Ninth Infantry, stationed at Camp Robinson, and Dr. V. T. McGillycuddy was Assistant Post Surgeon at that place, and attended Crazy Horse after the fatal stabbing until he passed away that same night. Private George McAnulty, Ninth Infantry, was an acidental witness to the killing of the chief, happening to be passing the guardhouse at the time. As four of the prominent spectators present, their stories teem with historic interest. The additional details supplied by Mrs. Lee, wife of General Lee, and thier daughter, Mrs. Maude Lee Rethers, give an idea what the army women of that day were called upon to endure and witness... 
Price: 300.00 USD
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