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CHAPTER I. INDIAN AGENCIES.

Charles D. Poston First Superintendent of Indian Affairs—Succeeded by George W. Leihy—Leihy Succeeded by George W. Dent—Dent Succeeded by George L. Andrews—Andrews Succeeded by H. Bendell—Office Abolished—Pima and Maricopa Reservation Set Aside—Yuma Reservation Established—Colorado River Reservation Established—Conditions on Navaho Reservation—Moqui Reservation Established—Mohave Reservation Established—Wallapais Placed on Reservation, but Return to Homes—Territory Set Apart for Them—Outbreak of Wallapais Checked Singlehanded by Captain Thomas Byrne—Temporary Reservation for Apache-Mohaves Established at Camp Date Creek—Crookedness of Indian Ring—Temporary Reservation Established on the Verde—Indians Removed from Verde to San Carlos—Chiricahua Reservation Established—Outbreak of Chiricahuas—Reservations Established at Camps McDowell, Grant and Fort Apache—San Carlos Reservation Established—Salaries of Officials—Expenditure of Government for Indians—Census of Indians in Arizona in 1863—Location of Different Tribes—Clamorings for War of Extermination—General Ord Takes Command of Department of Arizona--1

CHAPTER II. EXPEDITIONS AGAINST INDIANS.

Number of Whites Killed by Indians—Increase of Military—Number of Indians Killed and Captured by Military—King Woolsey's Account of Lieutenant McCleave's Scout-Fight at Harqua Hala Springs—Colonel Barnard's Fight With Apaches Under Cochise--23

CHAPTER III. EXPEDITIONS INTO INDIAN COUNTRY.

Banta's Discovery of “Meteoric Crater”—Banta, Cooley and Dodd Organize Expedition to Hunt “Doc Thorn Mines”—Banks of Little Colorado Used as Neutral Ground by Indians for Trading Purposes—Arrival of Expedition in Apacheland —Objection of Pinals to Progress of Expedition—Expedition Retreats—Approach of the Military—Feats of Indian Foot Runners—Organization of Peace Party to Talk With Military—Peace Party Arrested by Military—Release of Peace Party—Military Officers Entertained by Apaches--31

CHAPTER IV. EXPEDITIONS INTO INDIAN COUNTRY (Continued).

Captain Barry Ordered by Colonel Green to Massacre Indians—Captain Barry Disobeys Orders and is Placed Under Arrest—Big Dance of the Pinals—“Dodd's Dance”—Reception by the Tontos—Arrival at Camp Reno—Intercede With General Devin for Captain Barry—Captain Barry Released and Returned to Duty—Disbandment of Expedition—Description of C. E. Cooley, His Ranch and His Squaws--53

CHAPTER V. THE MILITARY.

Report of Major-General George H. Thomas on Military Affairs in Arizona—Report of General Ord—General Ord's Account of Captain Barry's Disobedience of Orders—Expense of Supplying Rations to Troops in Arizona—Fourteen Military Posts in Arizona—Desertion of Troops—Policy of Extermination Followed by Both Military and Citizens—Conditions in 1859 Described by Banta—Establishment of Camp Ord, Later Known as Fort Apache--78

CHAPTER VI. THE MILITARY (Continued).

General George Stoneman Takes Command—His Policy—The “Ring” Again—Contractors' Lust for Money Leads to War on Indians—Methods Employed by Apaches—Apache Outrages—Killing of Kennedy and Israel—Attack on Lent and Harpending Mining Party—Killing of Shirley—“Jeff” Davis's Experience With Indians—Attacks on Wagon Trains—Appointment of A. P. K. Safford as Governor of the Territory—His Interview With the “New-York-Herald”—Asks That Arizona be Allowed to Raise Volunteers—Government Furnitures Arms and Ammunition for Citizen Militia—How Apaches Secured Arms and Ammunition—Activities of Military—Lieut.-Colonel Sanford's Expedition—Lieutenant Cushing's Expedition—Lieutenant Graham's Expedition—Captain William Ory's Expedition--96

CHAPTER VII. OUTRAGES BY INDIANS.

Miner Editorial Describing Trip Through Indian Country—Interviews Between General Stoneman and Indians—Miner Prints Petition to President With List of Three Hundred and One Persons Killed by Indians in Seven Years--117

CHAPTER VIII. OUTRAGES BY INDIANS (Continued).

Governor Safford's Message Calls Attention to Outrages—Public Sentiment in Reference to Camp Grant Massacre—Military Account of Camp Grant Massacre—Trial of Participants—Charge of Judge Titus—Defendants Acquitted—More Outrages by Indians—Lieutenant Cushing's Expedition Against Hostiles—Killing of Lieutenant Cushing--151

CHAPTER IX. CITIZEN EXPEDITIONS AGAINST HOSTILES.

C. B. Genung's Description of Townsend's Expedition—Indians Kill Herder and Steal—Herbert Bowers' Cattle—John Townsend Appointed Captain of Pursuing Party—Joined by Party of Soldiers Under Lieutenant Morton—Catch Indians and Kill Thirty-five—Rest of Indians Escape—Again Catch and Kill Indians—Pursuers Return to Prescott and are Banquetted—Fifty-six Indians Killed, and Almost All Stock Recovered--170

CHAPTER X. INDIAN TROUBLES, THE MILITARY, MURDERS AND LYNCHINGS.

California Legislature Passes Resolution Relating to Indian Affairs in Arizona—General Stoneman Superseded by General Crook—Newspaper Criticism of General Stoneman—Murders by Mexican Outlaws—Reprisals—Murderers Lynched—Settlement of Valley of San Pedro by Mark Aldrich—More Indian Outrages—Roads Built by Stoneman—Fights of Captain Moore and Captain Russell With Indians—General Crook Takes Command--196

CHAPTER XI. THE PEACE COMMISSION.

Governor Safford's Proclamation in Regard to—Arrival of Commissioner Vincent Colyer—Makes Ex parte Report—Received With Cordiality by Military but not by Citizens to Whom He Refused Hearings—Colyer's Letters Reporting His Actions—Camp Apache—Industry of Apaches—Condition of Apache Indians—Reference to Camp Grant Massacre—Talks With Coyotero Apache Chiefs--210

CHAPTER XII. THE PEACE COMMISSION (Continued).

Arrival at Camp Grant—Refusal to Allow Armed Citizens to Cross Reservation—Apache Children Taken Into Captivity—Interview With Apache Chiefs at Camp Grant—Talk With Es-Cim-En-Zeen, Head Chief of Aravaipa Pinals—Opposition to the Indian Peace Policy--230

CHAPTER XIII. THE PEACE COMMISSION (Continued).

The Frontiersman's Sympathy With the Peace Policy—Gila River Agency—Tonto Apaches at Camp McDowell—Report of J. H. Stout, Special Indian Agent—Report of Colonel N. A. M. Dudley—Report of Captain James Curtis—Talk With Da-Chay-Ya and Shelter Pau—Report of Captain Netterville—Report of Colonel Dudley--247

CHAPTER XIV. THE PEACE COMMISSION (Continued).

Camp Verde Reservation—The Apache-Mohaves—Report of Rev. David White, Post Chaplain—Arrival at Camp Whipple, General Crook's Headquarters—Refusal to Address Meeting of Citizens—Departure from Territory—Final Statement as to Apaches Coming in--275

CHAPTER XV. THE WICKENBURG MASSACRE.

Stagecoach Attacked by Party of Mounted Men, Five Passengers Killed, Two Wounded—Difference of Opinion as to Whether Outrage Committed by Indians or Mexicans—Verdict of Coroner's Jury—Description of Killed and Wounded—C. B. Genung's Belief and Statement—Mike Burns' Ignorance of Occurrence--289

CHAPTER XVI. THE WICKENBURG MASSACRE (Continued).

General Crook Takes up Hunt for Murderers—Investigation Stopped by Peace Commission—Investigation by General Crook Resumed—Meeting With Indians at Camp Date Creek—Selection of Murderers by Mohave Indians—Attempted Arrest Brings on Fight—C. B. Genung's Account of Happening—Captain John G. Bourke's Account of Attempt on General Crook's Life—Death and Burial of Captain Philip Dwyer—Fight With Indians--303

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