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Ranald Slidell Mackenzie

brave cavalry colonel

by J"Nell L. Pate

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell, 1840-1889 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell, 1840-1889.,
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 4th -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 4th -- History.,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals.,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.,
    • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life and military career of the 1862 West Point graduate who spent much of his life as a cavalry officer fighting the Indians in Texas.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby J"Nell L. Pate.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE83.866.M33 P37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1412965M
      ISBN 100890159017
      LC Control Number93021952
      OCLC/WorldCa28114363

        He is the author of many books, primarily on the American West, including Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie, which won the Texas Historical Commission's T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award, and Texas and the Mexican War: A History and a Guide, published by the Texas State Historical : Texas State Historical Assn. Get this from a library! Bad hand: a biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie. [Charles M Robinson] -- The biography of a Civil War hero, Indian fighter, and eventual madman establishing his importance in . MACKENZIE, RANALD () Ranald Slidell Mackenzie was one of the most capable officers in the frontier army and would probably be one of the most famous were it not for the circumstances of his retirement and death. Mackenzie was born on J , near Tarrytown, New York. On 15 December twenty-nine year old Colonel Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, U.S. Cavalry assumed command of the Regiment. A brilliant leader, he commanded a Union cavalry corps at the age of twenty-four. He would command the 4th Cavalry for twelve years, leading it .

      Once called the "Fighting Colonel" of the Texas frontier, Ranald S. Mackenzie in the brief years of his career through the s and early s secured that land for the surging wave of settlers who turned the wilderness into a place of cattle ranches, productive farms, and prosperous towns/5(4). Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, also called Bad Hand, (J Janu ) was a career United States Army officer and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was described by General Ulysses S. Grant as its most promising young officer. He also served with great. Title MacKenzie, Ranald Slidell, Summary Half lgth., seated, facing left. Seizing this opportunity, Crook changed his objective and sent more than half his troops, under the command of Col. Ranald S. Mackenzie, into the Bighorn Mountains in search of the Cheyenne village. Mackenzie’s force consisted of men in 11 companies of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th cavalry regiments.

        Ranald Slidell MacKenzie - America's Greatest Indian Fighter June 7, George Armstrong Custer, who led the U.S. Army to its greatest defeat ever in the Old West, remains a household name a century and a half after his death. Mackenzie's relative obscurity is of interest and deserves more depth here along with his devastating impact on the Comanche people. an (talk) , 6 March (UTC) Gwynne actually got his PTSD theory from Robinson, who was the first to articulate it.   As Haley wrote, “With his lonely, introspective nature accentuated by his bodily suffering, Ranald Slidell Mackenzie — perhaps the finest of the army’s Indian fighters — died a tragic.   Ranald Slidell (Bad Hand) Mackenzie, army officer, was born on J , in New York City, the son of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, a popular author and naval officer who had taken his mother's family name of Mackenzie, and Catherine (Robinson) s: Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, Catherine Slidell.


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Ranald Slidell Mackenzie by J"Nell L. Pate Download PDF EPUB FB2

He wrote more than twelve books, including  Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie  (T.R. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie book Fehrenbach Award) and  The Court Ranald Slidell Mackenzie book of Lieutenant Henry Flipper  (Spur Award finalist).

Robinson appeared on television documentaries for the Public Broadcasting System and /5(24). The Most Promising Young Officer: A Life of Ranald Slidell Mackenzie Paperback – Septem by Prof.

Michael D. Pierce (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 3. Once called the "Fighting Colonel" of the Texas frontier, Ranald S. Mackenzie in the brief years of his career through the s and early s secured that land for the surging wave of settlers who turned the wilderness into a place of cattle ranches, productive farms, and prosperous towns.5/5(3).

: Ranald Slidell Mackenzie: Brave Cavalry Colonel (): Pate, J'Nell L.: Books/5(2). MACKENZIE, RANALD SLIDELL (–). Ranald Slidell (Bad Hand) Mackenzie, army officer, was born on Jin New York City, the son of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, a popular author and naval officer who had taken his mother's family name of.

Unlike the flashy and self-promoting George Armstrong Custer, Civil War veteran and Indian fighter Ranald Slidell Mackenzie is not well known today. In the late nineteenth century, however, Mackenzie ranked among the best known and most effective of a group of young army colonels who led in the defeat of the Plains Indians and the opening of the.

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The young captain of Ranald Slidell Mackenzie book who discovered the dangerous bulge in the “Mule Shoe” salient at Spotsylvania, Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, would go on to make a name for himself during the Civil War and the subsequent Indian campaigns out West.

Born into a prominent New York family on JRanald Slidell Mackenzie was destined to live his life seated in a McClellan saddle on the back of an Army horse—and trail the painful growth of his nation through two major wars.

The son and brother of distinguished naval officers, Mackenzie chose his own path for a military career. He is the author of many books, primarily on the American West, including Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie, which won the Texas Historical Commission's T.

Fehrenbach Book Award, and Texas and the Mexican War: A History and a /5(16). Mackenzie was the father of General Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, who, after a successful Civil War career, commanded the 4th Cavalry Regiment (United States), securing the line of settlement in Texas and throughout the West.

Ranald Mackenzie was arguably the best Indian fighter of the American al ID: View Source. Mackenzie's success did not bring glory in his time, but West Point students should study him now.

This book is a great companion to " Ranald S Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier" by David J. Wallace and "Empire of the Summer Moon: Quannah Parker and the Rise and fall of the Comanche, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in America" by S. : His father, Commander Alexander Slidell MacKenzie, was a noted naval historian and author whose military record had been darkened by the "Somers Affair" in which he had executed three mutinous sailors without proper courts martial while on assignment in the.

Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas frontier by Ernest Wallace; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Comanche Indians, Frontier and pioneer life, History, Kiowa Indians, Soldiers, Wars; Places: Texas; People: Ranald Slidell Mackenzie (), Ronald Slidell Mackenzie (); Times: Get this from a library.

Ranald Slidell Mackenzie: brave cavalry colonel. [J'Nell L Pate] -- Traces the life and military career of the West Point graduate who spent much of his life as a cavalry officer fighting the Indians in Texas.

Ranald Slidell Mackenzie was born on Jin New York City toa prominent military/political family. He graduated from West Point on Jtop of his class, during the Civil War and was commissioned into the Union Army as 2nd Lieutenant and assigned to the Army of the Potomac. OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The genesis of an Indian fighter --The Texas frontier --Initiation into Plains Indian warfare --Chasing Comancheros across the Staked Plains --The battle of the North Fork of Red River --The raid on the Mexican Kickapoos --The renewal of the Comanche-Kiowa War --The battle of Palo Duro Canyon --Searching the South Plains for.

Mackenzie was the father of General Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, who, after a successful Civil War career, commanded the 4th Cavalry Regiment (United States), securing the line of settlement in Texas and throughout the West. Ranald Mackenzie was arguably the best Indian fighter of the American ds held: USS Somers.

Ranald Mackenzie circa As the book goes through the deployments of the 4th Cavalry, the author gives little glimpses of life in the regiment. Though the regiment spent many months in the field, Mackenzie preceded each campaign season with four to six weeks of drill.

Title Ronald Slidell MacKenzie, Summary Head and shoulders, facing left. Created / Published. Ranald S. Mackenzie's official pdf relating to Texas by Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Ernest Wallace - Alibris Buy Ranald S.

Mackenzie's official correspondence relating to Texas by Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, Ernest Wallace online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $Get this from a library!

The most promising young officer: a life of Ranald Slidell Mackenzie. [Michael D Pierce] -- Unlike the flashy and self-promoting George Armstrong Custer, Civil War veteran and Indian fighter Ranald Slidell Mackenzie is not well known today. In the late nineteenth century, however, Mackenzie.Get this from a library!

Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas frontier, [Adrian N Anderson].