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Oklahoma History

The Chronicles of Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Encyclopedia of History and Culture

Fort Supply

  • Carriker, Robert C. Fort Supply, Indian Territory: Frontier Outpost. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. (Available only at Fort Supply Historic Site)

The Army and the Indian Wars

  • Coffman, Edward M. The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
  • Custer, George A. My Life on the Plains, or, Personal Experiences with Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962.
  • Foner, Jack D. The United States Soldier Between Two Wars: Army Life and Reforms, 1865-1898. New York: Humanities Press, 1970.
  • Frazer, Robert W. Forts of the West: Military Forts and Presidios and Posts Commonly Called Forts West of the Mississippi River to 1898. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972.
  • Greene, Jerome. Washita, The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyenne, 1867-1869. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004.
  • Haley, Jack. The Buffalo War: The History of the Red River Indian Uprising of 1874. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985.
  • Hoig, Stan. The Battle of the Washita, The Sheridan and Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1979.
  • Hoig, Stan. Perilous Pursuit: The U.S. Cavalry and the Northern Cheyennes. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002.
  • Hutton, Paul. Phil Sheridan and His Army. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989.
  • Keim, De B. Randolph. Sheridan's Troopers on the Border, A Winter Campaign on the Plains. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1985.
  • Kime, Wayne. The Indian Territory Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2000.
  • Knight, Oliver. Following the Indian Wars: The Story of the Newspaper Correspondents Among the Indian Campaigners. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.
  • Leckie, William H. The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967.
  • Nye, Wibur S. Plains Indian Raiders, The Final Phase of Warfare from the Arkansas to the Red River. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.
  • Nye, Wilbur S. Carbine and Lance, The Story of Old Fort Sill. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1969.
  • Rickey, Don Jr. Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay: The Enlisted Soldier Fighting the Indian Wars. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.
  • Utley, Robert M., (ed.) Life In Custer's Cavalry: Diaries and Letters of Albert and Jennie Barnitz, 1867-1868. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.
  • Utley, Robert M. Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian 1866-1891. New York: The McMillian Co., 1973.

Women and Children in the Army

  • Biddle, Ellen McCowan. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1907.
  • Hooker, Forrestine. Child of the Fighting Tenth, On the Frontier with the Buffalo Soldiers. Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • Roe, Francis M. Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888.
  • Stallard, Patricia Y. Glittering Misery: Dependants of the Indian Fighting Army. San Rafael, California: Presidio Press, and Fort Collins, Colorado: The Old Army Press, 1978.

The Plains Indian

  • Berthrong, Donald J. The Southern Cheyenne. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.
  • Berthrong, Donald J. The Cheyenne and Arapaho Ordeal, Reservation and Agency Life in the Indian Territory, 1875-1907. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976.
  • Brill, Charles. Custer, Black Kettle, and the Fight on the Washita. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2001.
  • Grinnell, George Bird. The Cheyenne Indians: History and Society. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1923.
  • Grinnell, George Bird. The Cheyenne Indians: War, Ceremonies, and Religion. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1923.
  • Grinnell, George Bird. The Fighting Cheyennes. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1915.
  • Hoig, Stan. The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyennes. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980.
  • Hyde, George. Life of George Bent: Written from His Letters. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.
  • Mayhall, Mildred P. The Kiowas. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971.