Great Sioux War Orders of Battle

great_sioux_war_orders_of_battleIn his Great Sioux War Orders of Battle, Paul Hedren closely examines the Army’s 28 deployments in the 1876-77 Great Sioux War.

He finds that officers were indeed capable, and he challenges the claim that enlisted men were from the dregs of society. Hedren describes tactics in engagements that include Army defeats at Powder River, Rosebud Creek and the Little Big Horn

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