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General Crook and the Western Frontier Summary ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ü General George Crook was one of the most prominent soldiers in the frontier West General William T Sherman called him the greatest Indian fighter and manager the army ever had And yet on hearing of Crook’s death the Sioux chief RS Crook resented any criticism and was uick to blame both subordinates and superiors yet Robinson shows that much of Crook’s success in the Indian wars can be attributed to the efforts of subordinate officers He also details Crook’s later efforts to provide eual rights and opportunities for American Indians General Crook and the Western Frontier the first full scale biography of Crook uses contemporary manuscripts and primary sources to illuminate the general’s personal life and military care.
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General George Crook was one of the most prominent soldiers in the frontier West General William T Sherman called him the greatest Indian fighter and manager the army ever had And yet on hearing of Crook’s death the Sioux chief Red Cloud lamented He at least never lied to us As a young officer in the Pacific Northwest Crook emphasized training and marksmanship innovative ideas in the antebellum armyCrook’s career in the West began with successful campaigns against the Apaches that resulted in h.
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General Crook and the Western FrontierIs promotion to brigadier general His campaign against the Lakota and Cheyennes was less successful however as he alternately displayed deep insight egotism indecision and fearCharles M Robinson pieces together the contradictions of Crook’s career to reveal that although the general sometimes micromanaged his campaigns to the point that his officers had virtually no flexibility he gave his officers so much freedom on other occasions that they did not fully understand his expectations or objective.