Kimball, S.D., 1894. ,139pp., including two pages of portraits. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, with original front wrapper pasted onto front endsheet. Split in left edge of titlepage repaired on verso. A very good copy. A very rare account of the Indian campaigns of 1863-65 in the Upper Missouri. Drips was a sergeant in Company L of the Sixth Iowa Cavalry. "The author participated in the Indian campaigns of 1863-5 under General Sully on the Upper Missouri, in North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. He was painstakingly precise in his description of various events, having kept a day-by-day journal. His descriptions of Indian battles include those at Fort Rice, Devil's Lake, Knife River, White Stone Hill, the Yellowstone campaign, etc." - Decker. One of the great rarities of the Plains Indian wars. HOWES D505, "b." HOLLIDAY 317. GRAFF 1154. DECKER 31:97.
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