Apr 21, 2021
The Conquest of Apacheria
Posted by Dan L. Thrapp

Apacheria ran from the Colorado to the Rio Grande and beyond, from the great canyons of the North for a thousand miles into Mexico Here, where the elusive, phantomlike Apache bands roamed, life was as harsh, cruel, and pitiless as the country itself The conquest of Apacheria is an epic of heroism, mixed with chicanery, misunderstanding, and tragedy, on both sides.The autApacheria ran from the Colorado to the Rio Grande and beyond, from the great canyons of the North for a thousand miles into Mexico Here, where the elusive, phantomlike Apache bands roamed, life was as harsh, cruel, and pitiless as the country itself The conquest of Apacheria is an epic of heroism, mixed with chicanery, misunderstanding, and tragedy, on both sides.The author s account of this important segment of Western American history includes the Walapais War, an eyewitness report on the death of the gallant lieutenant Howard B Cushing, the famous Camp Grant Massacre, General Crook s offensive in Apacheria and his difficulties with General Miles, and the formidable Apache leaders, including Cochise, Delshay, Big Rump, Chunz, Chan deisi, Victorio, and Geronimo.

  • Title: The Conquest of Apacheria
  • Author: Dan L. Thrapp
  • ISBN: 9780806112862
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Conquest of Apacheria Apacheria ran from the Colorado to the Rio Grande and beyond from the great canyons of the North for a thousand miles into Mexico Here where the elusive phantomlike Apache bands roamed life was as

    Edgar Raines

    Dan L Thrapp s _The Conquest of Apacheria_ has long been admired as a definitive account of the military conquest of the Apaches spanning the period 1861 until 1886 Thrapp was not a sentimentalist He had no doubt that white Americans precipitated the conflict or that the population pressure of the newcomers would have at some time produced an armed resistance At the same time he realized that the Apaches had a particularly nasty way of waging war well before the Americans came They had blood feu [...]



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