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By Dan L. Thrapp

General George criminal deliberate and arranged the central Apache crusade in Arizona, and normal Nelson Miles took credits for its winning end at the 1800s, however the males who relatively gained it have been rugged frontiersmen resembling Al Sieber, the well known leader of Scouts. criminal depended on Sieber to steer Apache scouts opposed to renegade Apaches, who have been adept at hiding and raiding from inside of their local terrain. during this conscientiously researched biography, Dan L. Thrapp supplies large facts for Sieber’s services, noting that the expeditions he observed have been hugely profitable while these from which he used to be absent met with few triumphs. maybe the best tribute to his talents was once paid via a San Carlos Apache who, regardless of how depressing existence could turn into, simply because, he stated, Sieber might locate him whether he left no tracks.

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Eleanor B. Sloan and Mrs. Yndia S. Moore, Mrs. Sadie S. Schmidt, and Historian Ray Brandes; Mrs. Elsie M. Knight and Mrs. Lorine W. Garrett of the Sharlot Hall Historical Museum at Prescott; the late Mrs. Alice B. Good and Mrs. Marguerite B. Cooley of the Arizona State Library and Archives at Phoenix; Miss Haydée Noya of the Department of Manuscripts and Mrs. Frances King, both of the Huntington Library; John Barr Tompkins of the Bancroft Library; Mrs. Ella Robinson of the Southwest Museum Library at Los Angeles; Ruth Rambo of the Museum of New Mexico Library at Santa Fe; Mrs.

Even now the railroad was a fait accompli from New York to Philadelphia and well across Pennsylvania, which had more trackage than any other state. The future was plain to see. No wonder financiers, engineers, and dreamers were gripped by the craze to build a railroad. Any railroad. To anywhere. Albert, in the autumn of his life, would have a minor role in charting the course for one of the last lines to be built, but that was far off, in time and miles, in the still almost unknown Southwest. The Siebers were carried westward by this reeking marvel to an inland town called Lancaster, in a county of the same name, one of the border counties of southern Pennsylvania.

It is reported that he became the first volunteer policeman in Minneapolis,24 and if this information is correct, he may have served during this period. When he reached enlistment age, however, he lost no time. Early on March 3, 1862 (since 1862 was not a leap year, his eighteenth birthday had come on Saturday, March 1, and he had to wait until Monday for the enlistment office to open), he marched his mother to the place of recruitment and she gave her written consent, whether reluctantly or not the record doesn't state, but she gave it.

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