Shadows At Dawn

by Karl Jacoby
Shadows At Dawn

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In April 1871, a group of Americans, Mexicans and Tohono O'odham Indians surrounded an Apache village at dawn and murdered near 150 men, women and children in their sleep. In the past century the attack, which came to be known as the Camp Grant Massacre, has largely faded from memory. Now drawing on oral histories, newspaper reports and the participants' own accounts, prize-winning author Karl Jacoby brings this perplexing incident and tumultuous era to life, painting a sweeping panorama of the American Southwest.
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In April 1871, a group of Americans, Mexicans and Tohono O'odham Indians surrounded an Apache village at dawn and murdered near 150 men, women and children in their sleep. In the past century the attack, which came to be known as the Camp Grant Massacre, has largely faded from memory. Now drawing on oral histories, newspaper reports and the participants' own accounts, prize-winning author Karl Jacoby brings this perplexing incident and tumultuous era to life, painting a sweeping panorama of the American Southwest.