[Washington]. 1929. 71pp. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly worn, else fine. Chartered in 1896 and still active today, the Order of Indian Wars of the United States was founded to "perpetuate the memories of the services rendered by the military forces of the United States in their conflicts and wars against hostile Indians within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, and to collect and secure for publication historical data relating to the instances of heroic service and personal devotion by which Indian warfare has been illustrated" (from their constitution). The proceedings of their annual meetings give the names of the members, mark the passing of the recently deceased, and record the official business conducted, but they are most interesting for printing recollections of nineteenth-century Indian warfare, often being the only publication of these memoirs. This record of the 1929 meeting includes several important memoirs of the hunt for Geronimo, including the recollections of Brigadier General James Parker, Lt. Charles Gatewood's account of Geronimo's surrender, and "Some Unwritten Incidents of the Geronimo Campaign," by Lt. Thomas Clay. A highly significant group of memoirs of the campaign to capture Geronimo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER...
Binding: Original wraps
Book Condition: Fine
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