“devastating slaughter”; and the western Lakota, who were also “pulled into the ﬁ ghting” (xiii). Beck concludes that military off ensives during the punitive expeditions often struck the wrong targets, leaving modern read- ers to wonder if they were actually necessary or simply a means to an end for General John Pope in a misguided eff ort to redeem his ﬂ agging career. Thoroughly researched and well written, Columns of Vengeance has much to off er nineteenth-century historians. Taken together, these books provide an important intervention into the broader narratives of nineteenth-century Native history. Both authors seek to demonstrate how the events in Minnesota were inﬂ uenced by the war in the East. For example, Berg and Beck remind us that the white men who ended up ﬁ ghting the Dakota and others initially joined the army to ﬁ ght against the Confederacy. Moreover, planning, supplies, transportation, and even Lincoln’s attention were all aff ected by the events occurring in the Civil War. At the same time, both authors connect the U.S.-Dakota War and its immediate aftermath to later Indian wars in the West. It set a tone for the later conﬂ icts, especially in the ways that the
The Journal of the Civil War Era – University of North Carolina Press
Published: Aug 9, 2014
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