THREE YEARS AMONG THE INDIANS IN DAKOTA.

Kimball, S.D. 1894. [4],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. Very good. Item #WRCAM38401

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. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 164 (note).

Price: $7,500.00