The Oatman Massacre
A Tale of Desert Captivity and SurvivalBook - 2005
Employing information from diaries, letters, and other firsthand accounts, and recent studies of 19th-century southwestern Native Americans, the author offers an updated account of the "Oatman Massacre" of 1851, in which all but three members of a Mormon pioneer family were attacked and killed by a band of Indians near the Gila River in Arizona, and in which two daughters were taken captive.
Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma :, University of Oklahoma Press,, .
Copyright Date: ©2005
Characteristics: xiv, 258 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,22 cm.