Bibliography and Online Resources

research books

Sources consulted by William Fagus during the editing of Comanche Is Not My Name:

Contemporary Accounts

Abert, Lt. James William, Expedition to the Southwest (Bison ed. 1999)

Camp, Walter, Custer in '76, ed. Hammer (1976)

Cozzens, Peter (ed.), Conquering the Southern Plains (2003)

Carter, Capt. Robert G., On The Border with Mackenzie (1935)

Custer, George Armstrong, My Life on The Plains (1874)

Custer, Elizabeth Bacon, Boots and Saddles (1885)

Dickens, Charles, American Notes (1842)

Dodge, Lt. Col. Richard Irving, Hunting Grounds of the Great West (1877)

Dodge, Lt. Col. Richard Irving, Our Wild Indians (1883)

Falconer, Thomas, Letters and Notes on the Texan Santa Fe Expedition 1841–1842, ed. Hodge (1930)

Lt Abert and George Bent book covers

Greely, Horace, What I Know of Farming (1871)

Gregg, Josiah, Commerce of the Prairies (1849)

Hanson, Joseph Mills, The Conquest of the Missouri (1916)

Hardoff, Richard G. (ed.), Washita Memories (2006)

Hyde, George, Life of George Bent (1968)

Inman, Henry, The Old Santa Fe Trail (1881)

Irving, Washington, A Tour on the Prairies (1835)

Kendall, George Wilkins, Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition (1844)

Marcy, Capt. Randolph B., Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 (1854)

Marcy, Capt. Randolph B., The Prairie Traveller (1859)

Sgt Windolph and Albert Pike book covers

Montaignes, Francois des (Isaac Cooper), The Plains, ed. Mower & Russell (1972)

Parkman, Francis Jr., The Oregon Trail (1849)

Pike, Albert, Prose Sketches and Poems Written in the Western Country (1834)

Poinsett, J. R., Cavalry Tactics (1855)

Ponsonby, Lt. Col. F., Instructions for Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers of Cavalry on Outpost Duty (1861)

Sandford, Mollie Dorsey, The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sandford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories 1857-66 (1959)

Spotts, David L., Campaigning With Custer 1868-69 (1928)

Taylor, Bayard, Colorado: A Summer Trip (1867)

Windolph, Charles, I Fought With Custer (1947)

Zimmer, William F. (ed. Greene), Frontier Soldier (1998)

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Other Works

Anderson, Gary Clayton, The Conquest of Texas (2005)

Berthrong, Donald J., The Southern Cheyennes (1963)

Brown, Barron, Comanche (1935)

Chandler, Melbourne C., Of Garryowen In Glory (1960)

Chapman & Bolen, The Natural History of Texas (2018)

Clodfelter, Micheal, The Dakota War (1998)

Connell, Evan S., Son of the Morning Star (1985)

Cozzens, Peter, The Earth Is Weeping (2016)

Donovan, James, A Terrible Glory (2008)

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne; Gilio-Whitaker, Dina, All the Real Indians Died Off (2016)

Flores, Dan, Caprock Canyonlands (1990)

Flores, Dan, Horizontal Yellow (1999)

Flores, Dan, The Natural West: Environmental History in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains (2003)

Flores, Dan, American Serengeti (2016)

Evan S Connell, Dan Flores book covers

Graham, W. A., The Custer Myth (1995)

Greene, Jerome A., Washita (2004)

Hämäläinen, Pekka, Comanche Empire (2008)

Hoig, Stan, The Sand Creek Massacre (1961)

Hoig, Stan, The Battle of the Washita (1976)

Hutton, Paul Andrew (ed.), The Custer Reader (1992)

Ise, John, Sod and Stubble (1996)

Kavanagh, Thomas W., The Comanches (1996)

Kindscher, Kelly, Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie (1987)

Lanham, Url, The Bone Hunters (1973)

Lavender, David, Westward Vision (1963)

Lawrence, Elizabeth Atwood, His Very Silence Speaks (1989)

Hamalainen, Atwood-Lawrence book covers

Markham, George, Guns of the Wild West (1991)

McCracken, Harold, George Catlin and the Old Frontier (1959)

Michno, Gregory F., Lakota Noon (1997)

Moore, John H., The Cheyenne (1996)

Morris, John Miller, El Llano Estacado (1997)

National Museum of the American Indian, A Song for the Horse Nation (2006)

Parsons, John E., West On the 49th Parallel (1963)

Phelan, Richard; Bones, Jim, Texas Wild (1976)

Philbrick, Nathaniel, The Last Stand (2011)

Rickey, Don jr., Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay (1963)

Robinson & Armagost, Comanche Dictionary and Grammar (2nd ed. 2012)

Sandoz, Mari, The Battle of the Little Bighorn (1966)

Welch, NMAI covers

Schubert, Frank N., Voices of the Buffalo Soldiers (2003)

Smith, Paul Chaat, Everything You Know About Indians is Wrong (2009)

Stands In Timber, John, Cheyenne Memories (1967)

Stannard, David E., American Holocaust (1992)

Stiles, T. J., Custer's Trials (2015)

Utley, Robert M., Frontier Regulars (1973)

Utley, Robert M. ed., Life in Custer's Cavalry (1977)

Utley, Robert M., Cavalier in Buckskin (1988)

Wallace & Hoebel, The Comanches (1952)

Webb, Walter Prescott, The Great Plains (1931)

Welch, James, Killing Custer (1994)

Wishart, David J. (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Great Plains (2004)

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Some Novels You Might Like
(after of course you have read Comanche Is Not My Name...)

Thomas Berger, Little Big Man (1964)

Max Crawford, Lords of the Plain (1985)

Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers (2011)

Elmore Leonard, Hombre (1961)

Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove (1985)

Charles Portis, True Grit (1968)

Annie Proulx, That Old Ace in the Hole (2002)

Guy Vanderhaeghe, The Englishman's Boy (1996)

James Welch, Fools Crow (1986)

John Williams, Butcher’s Crossing (1960)

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On The Web


Comanche the Horse at the KU Natural History Museum

The Comanche People History

The Comanche People Today

The Comanche and the Horse

The Plains Indians and the Horse

The War for the Great Plains

7th Cavalry Muster Rolls for the Little Big Horn

The Llano Estacado

Palo Duro State Park   Palo Duro Video Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park

The Llano Eastern Canyons

Great Plains Restoration Council

Homesteading the Great Plains

more to follow

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