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George M. Heinzman

George M. Heinzman came across the personal accounts of the participants in the Battle of Beecher Island while doing research for his historical novel, Only the Earth and the Mountains , which was published by Macmillan in 1964.
For further reading: The Long Death, by Ralph K. Andrist (Macmillan, 1964); The Compact History of the Indian Wars , by john Tebbel (Hawthorn, 1966).

Articles by this Author

Surrounded, starving, far from help, Major Forsyth and his gallant little band of scouts prepared to face wave after wave of Indians.