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Apache Chief - Known For His Guerilla Warfare

GERONIMO. (1829-1909).  Chiricahua Apache Chief famous for his guerilla warfare in resistance to reservation life.  He gained the status of legend for decades of his defense for his native land against the United States government.  Geronimo surrendered to General Nelson A. Miles at Skeleton Canyon, Arizona on September 4, 1886. After years of imprisonment, followed by military confinement, Geronimo became a celebrity appearing at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis where he sold his autograph to curiosity seekers. He appeared in Theodore Roosevelt’s 1905 Inaugural Parade.  He dictated his autobiography.  He died of pneumonia at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma.  Scarce, extremely bold signature on a portion of a cream colored card.  Geronimo’s genuine signatures are amongst the most elusive and desirable signatures from the old west.............................................. SOLD













 


Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com