"We Must of Necessity Use the Musket Pretty Freely"
Letter of the Secretary of War, Communicating... Further Information Respecting Armed Expeditions Against the Western Indians
First Edition. A Congressional printing of a typically frank report from General Sherman about what is essentially a state of martial law on the Great Plains. Sherman's boss, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant endorsed the report and forwarded it to the Secretary of War, who conveyed it to the US Congress. Sherman.....