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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Chapter Summary & Analysis - Cochise and the Apache Guerrillas Summary

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Cochise and the Apache Guerrillas Summary

At the time that Red Cloud made his visit to Washington, Parker considered inviting Chiricahua Apache Chief, Cochise, but no one knew how to locate him. Cochise is known to be mild mannered and has agreed to allow white men to move through the Chiricahua country on their way to California. Cochise encourages his people to participate with the progress of the white men and they even cut the wood for the building of a mail stage station.

The peaceful existence ends in February of 1861 when Cochise is summoned to a military conference to testify on the recent theft of some cattle and the kidnapping of a half-breed boy from a local rancher. Despite Cochise's innocence, he is imprisoned by the white soldiers but escapes and brutally murders three random white men. In retaliation, the U.S. army kills...

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