The Oatman Massacre

The Oatman Massacre

A Tale of Desert Captivity and Survival

Book - 2005
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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,, [2005].
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780806137704
Characteristics: xiv, 258 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,22 cm.


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