The Blue, the Gray, and the Red is the first book dedicated solely to chronicling the numerous campaigns waged against the Indians in the American West during the Civil War. In fact, more Indians were killed between 1861 and 1865 than in any other period in history. Some of the most noteworthy Indian Campaigns ever conducted, featuring a fascinating cast of larger than life characters, took place during these years.
Award-winning author Thom Hatch offers chronological narrative rich in details and full of new revelations of the bloody hostilities in the West. The Blue, the Gray, and the Red will appeal to all those interested in the Civil War and the Indian War in American history. It provides a thoroughly researched background of the conflicts and cross-references simultaneous battles and events in the eastern theater of the Civil War. The exhaustive documentation and analysis paired with the uniqueness of the subject will cast new light on this most turbulent period.