Comanche Captive by James Gordon White

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  • Westerns - General,
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Linford Western Library (Large Print)

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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL11236775M
ISBN 10070897953X
ISBN 109780708979532

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The phenomenon of a white child raised by Indians made him a notable figure in the United published his autobiography, Nine Years Among the Indians in Known for: Captured by Apaches, Raised by. Former captive Dot Babb put it best: “You wouldn’t want to kill every Comanche Captive book person you saw because some white person had killed your mother.” Q.

Quanah Parker, who was born half-Comanche and led the tribe as it was fighting the U.S. Army, led a well-adjusted life after his surrender, becoming a prosperous land and cattle owner and.

Hugh D. Corwin, Comanche and Kiowa Captives in Oklahoma and Texas (Guthrie, Oklahoma: Cooperative Publishing, ). Norman Heard, White into Red: A Study of the Assimilation of White Persons Captured by Indians (Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow, ).

Carl Coke Rister, Border Captives: The Traffic in Prisoners by Southern Plains Indians, – (Norman: University of. The raiders were a mixed group of Lipan Apache & Comanche. Jeff was taken by the Apaches while Clint went to live among the Comanche. Clint Smith's memoir is not as harrowing as Lehmann's, but still this is an invaluable inside view of Indian life.

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While at Fort Sill, Lehmann became acquainted with the legendary Comanche leader Quanah Parker, who treated him as his adopted son. It was eventually discovered that Lehmann was a Author: Texas General Land Office.

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Scott Renald is an Indian agent searching for white captives. Laura Little is a former captive seeking her Comanche-born son. They meet unexpectedly on the high plains. Touched by her story, Renald leads Laura’s search while hostile Pages: Get this from a library.

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Comanche Life Viewed Through Captive Eyes. It took several days to reach the Comanche camp on the Canadian River in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).

When she was brought into the village, the Indian children flocked around Bianca; the small boys were naked, the older ones had breechcloths and the girls wore buckskin dresses.

Comanche Captives, part II: the Captives In Cynthia Ann Parker, who’d been living with the Comanches for twenty four years, was returned to her family. In the book News of the World by Paulette Jiles, the subject of which is the returning of a captive girl to her family, one of the characters compares the rescued captives to children Author: Patti Sherry-Crews.

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The author, Gregory Michno, and his wife, Susan, wrote a book on the subject of Indian captives called A Fate Worse Than Death, published in Learning from the captive brought in by the Indians (Matilda Lockhart.

an intelligent girl of fourteen, that the Indians had captured in October, ,) that the Indians had numerous prisoners, and that their policy was to bring in one at a time and secure more rewards, the commissioners informed the twelve chiefs that they were prisoners and.

Comanche Captive. Written by D. Lászlo Conhaim Review by Janice Ottersberg. This story takes place during the U.S. Army’s Red River campaign in and the removal of Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indian tribes from the Southern Plains to reservations. Stories about Indian Captives & Their StoriesMurders of the German Family.

Ma ; he Atlanta Constitution Ma Page 1. Indian Atrocities. Surrender of the Murders of the German Family-The Story of the Survivors. [Cheyenne (Indian Nation) Letter to N. Herald. John Parker was born there that year.

Two years later the fort and settlement were attacked by Comanche, who took several captives, among them young John, who was adopted into the Comanche. The Comanche often took women as captives for the purpose of bearing : Larry Holzwarth.

Cynthia Ann Parker remained with her Comanche abductors, marrying and bearing children - including the future Comanche commander Quanah. claims new book For 24 years the blue-eyed captive Author: Oliver Tree. Herman Lehman was born in Mason County, Texas into Ernst Morita and Augusta Lehmann.

They had emigrated from Prussia, arriving on the Louise in Galveston, Texas in At the age of 1o, Herman Lehmann was captured by Apaches near his home in Mason County, Texas. Being told his entire family was dead, “En Da” (white boy) was trained as an Apache, even forgetting his own language.

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Lawman, Grant Kirby, must ride a dangerous trail into the heart of. LOCKHART, MATILDA (ca. –?). Matilda Lockhart, who as a young girl was taken captive by Comanche Indians, was probably born in Illinois around Her father, Andrew Lockhart, emigrated with his family from Illinois to Texas in and settled on the Guadalupe River in Green DeWitt's colony.

In the fall ofwhen Matilda was about thirteen years old, she and four children of. The story of Comanche Captives in popular culture: Movie poster for The Searchers The first episode of AMC's The Son coincided with my reading of the book News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

Both the TV series and the book deal with white children who lived with the Comanches after their : Patti Sherry-Crews. Miss Lockhart and the Comanches the Comanches brought with them one white captive, Miss Matilda Lockhart, aged Miss Lockhart had been held by them for over a year and a half.

The release of the Lockhart girl to the Texans was a "terrible blunder," according to the book, "Comanches: The Destruction of a People," by T.R. Fehrenbach. Rachel Plummer: capturedby Comanche Indians, she was released in and died in after her narrative was published. Her son, who was a toddler when they were captured, was ransomed in and raised by her father (his grandfather).

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To quote the blurb in the book. Rachel Plummer's 21 months among the Comanche as a prisoner became a sensation when she wrote a book about her captivity, Rachael Plummer's Narrative of Twenty One Months Servitude as a Prisoner Among the Commanchee Indians, which was issued in Houston in Children: Luther Plummer, III, James Pratt Plummer Comanche ca, Unknown Plummer.

Herman Lehmann Herman Lehmann lived with two American Indian tribes in his years of captivity, first the Apache who captured him, and later the Comanche after killing an Apache in an act of vengeance.

Born in Texas, Herman was about eleven years old when he and his younger brother were captured by an Apache raiding [ ]Author: Larry Holzwarth. Comanche Captive | Scott Renald is an Indian agent searching for white captives. Laura Little is a former captive seeking her Comanche-born son.

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In Juana Cavasos was carried off into three years of captivity. The aristocratic young woman, used to a life of wealth, was suddenly thrust into a primitive existence on the harsh Texas plains.

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The Creators. About /5(4). One child captive, Cynthia Ann Parker, kidnapped from her family's Texas frontier farm, ended up the wife of a leading Comanche chief, and mother of the incandescently famous chief, Quanah. According to Hämäläinen, Comanche society was "a complex one in which several standards of.

One captive, Rachel Plummer, turned on her tormenter and began beating the Comanche. Once the captive had the upper hand, she nearly beat the Comanche to death.

She reported that other Comanche stood around and watched their fellow tribeswoman being beaten to death by a white captive, and enjoyed it as an entertaining spectacle. The Rise And Fall Of The Comanche 'Empire' Quanah Parker, considered the greatest Comanche chief, was the son of Cynthia Ann Parker, a white pioneer woman kidnapped by a raiding party when she was.OnCynthia Ann Parker was captured by a band of Comanche and Kiowa Indians.

Later, she Married Chief Peta Nocoma and had a son,Quanah who became a feared leader of the Comanches. BIOGRAPHY OF CYNTHIA ANN PARKER Cynthia Ann Parker was born in to Silas M. and Lucy (Duty)Parker in Crawford County, Illinois.

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