Nine Years Among the Indians (Lehmann Herman)(Paperback)

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Herman Lehmann may be the most famous person taken captive by Indians in Texas. Snatched from his family's home in Loyal Valley in May 1870, at about the age of twelve, he did not return home until he was a grown man, and then only under compulsion-he longed to return to his Comanche family.After his abduction, Lehmann spent his early years among the Apaches, learning their ways from his captor and tutor Carnoviste. He killed a powerful medicine man in an intra-Apache conflict, then fled into the wilderness, wandering alone until he decided to approach the Comanches for shelter. They took him into their band, and he gave them his loyalty, joining the extended family of famous chief Quanah Parker.During his years with the Indians, Lehmann participated in numerous raids and battles with settlers, other Indians, the U. S. army, and the Texas Rangers. Lehmann tells of these days in

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