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Download Book ↠ Cochise Chiricahua Apache Chief Ä Edwin r. sweeney ½ When it acuired New Mexico and Arizona the United States inherited the territory of a people who had been a thorn in side of Mexico since 1821 and Spain before that Known collectively as Apaches these Indians lived in diverse widelWhen it acuired New Mexico and Arizona the United States inherited the territory of a people who had been a thorn in side of Mexico since 1821 and Spain before that Known collectively as Apaches these Indians lived in diverse widely scattered groups with many names Mescaleros Chiricahuas and Jicarillas to name but three Much has been written about them and their leaders such as Geronimo Juh Nana Victorio and Mangas Coloradas but no one wrote extensively about the greatest leader of them all Cochise Now however Edwin R Sweeney has remedied this deficiency with his definitive biograp This book is detailed The first half of the book was very slow perhaps because of the limited inf

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HyCochise a Chiricahua was said to be the most resourceful most brutal most feared Apache He and his warriors raided in both Mexico and the United States crossing the border both ways to obtain sanctuary after raids for cattle horses and other livestock Once only he was captured and imprisoned; on the day he was freed he vowed never to be taken again From that day he gave no uarter and asked none Always at the head of his warriors in battle he led a charmed life being wounded several times but always survivingIn 1861 when his brother was executed by Americans at Apache Pass Cochise This is an academic historical treatment that reads like a novel I read it while living in Arizon

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Cochise Chiricahua Apache Chief The Civilization of the American Indian Vol 204Declared war He fought relentlessly for a decade and then only in the face of overwhelming military superiority did he agree to a peace and accept the reservation Nevertheless even though he was blamed for virtually every subseuent Apache depredation in Arizona and New Mexico he faithfully kept that peace until his death in 1874Sweeney has traced Cochise’s activities in exhaustive detail in both United States and Mexican Archives We are not likely to learn about Cochise than he has given us His biography will stand as the major source for all that is yet to be written on Cochise Short Sweet excellent History that becomes like a novel of the life of a Great Man