Some articles on wars, river war, war:
... See also American Indian Wars, Indian massacres Frontier warfare during the American Revolution, which included Chickamauga Wars (1776–94) Battle of Oriskany (1777) Wyoming Valley Massacre (1778 ...
... In history books, the Red River War officially began on July 20, 1874 ... The “Red River War,” as it was called, led to the end of the culture and way of life for the Southern Plains tribes and brought an end to the Plains tribes, as a people ... The campaign of the Red River War was fought during a time when buffalo hunters were hunting the great American Bison nearly to extinction ...
... The River War An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan is an 1899 book by Winston Churchill, concerning his experiences as a British Army officer, during the Mahdist War in Sudan ... The River War was Churchill's second published book after The Story of the Malakand Field Force, and originally filled two volumes with over 1000 pages in 1899 ... The River War was subsequently abridged to one volume in 1902 ...
Famous quotes containing the words war and/or river:
“Soldier, there is a war between the mind
And sky, between thought and day and night. It is
For that the poet is always in the sun,
Patches the moon together in his room
To his Virgilian cadences, up down,
Up down. It is a war that never ends.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“My favorite figure of the American author is that of a man who breeds a favorite dog, which he throws into the Mississippi River for the pleasure of making a splash. The river does not splash, but it drowns the dog.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)