Dog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian War by Jeff BroomeDog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian War by Jeff Broome

Dog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian War

byJeff BroomeForeword byJohn H. MonnettPreface byJeff Broome

Paperback | July 1, 2009

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In his study of the civilian population that fell victim to the brutality of the 1860s Kansas Indian wars, Jeff Broome recounts the captivity of Susanna Alderdice, who was killed along with three of her children by her Cheyenne captors (known as Dog Soldiers) at the Battle of Summit Springs in July 1869, and of her four-year-old son, who was wounded then left for dead.
Jeff Broome teaches philosophy at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado, and is the author of Custer into the West. John Monnett is a professor of history at Metropolitan State College of Denver and the author of Where a Hundred Soldiers Were Killed: The Struggle for the Powder River Country in 1866 and the Making of the Fe...
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Title:Dog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6.03 × 0.86 inPublished:July 1, 2009Publisher:UNP - Bison BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0803222882

ISBN - 13:9780803222885

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Table of Contents

Foreword by John H. Monnett
Preface to the Bison Books Edition
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledegments
Beginnings
August 1868 Raids
Beecher Island Battle
October 1868 Raids
Washita Battle and Custer's Rescue
Carr's First Fight With Tall Bull
Captured!
Aftermath of May 30 Raid
Dog Soldier Captivity
Republican River Expedition
The Battle of Susanna Springs (Summit Springs)
The Rest of the Story
Appendix 1 - On Locating Susanna's Grave
Appendix 2 - Epilogue
Appendix 3 - Susanna's Monument
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index

Editorial Reviews

“Jeff Broome has done a meticulous job of research. Instead of putting words into the mouths of historical figures, he quotes contemporary accounts. He makes no attempt to embellish the story because the facts are compelling enough.”—Sandra Dallas, Denver Post
- Sandra Dallas - Denver Post