Chapter 5: GERONIMO:The "Last Renegade"

Moses, L. G.
January 2004
Chiefs & Generals: Nine Men Who Shaped the American West;2004, p85
Book Chapter
An essay is presented on the life and works of Apache military leader Geronimo in the U.S. It explores the lifelong struggles of Geronimo for survival and his skills as a war leader of American Indians. It mentions that Geronimo was recognized as the last renegade. It also highlights the childhood life of Geronimo and his close relationship with his family.


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