Nebraska Authors

Paul Hedren

Born 1949 MN (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




National Cowboy and Western Heritage museum's Wrangler Award for Outstanding Nonfiction.
G. Joseph Sills Jr. Book Award from the Custer Battlefield Historical and Museum Association in 2012 for After Custer: Loss and Transformation in Sioux Country,


First Scalp for Custer: The Skirmish at Warbonnet Creek, Nebraska, July 17, 1876. 1980.
Fort Laramie in 1876: Chronicle of a Frontier Post at War. 1988.
Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War. 1988.
Great Sioux War Orders of Battle: How the United States Army Waged War on the Northern Plains, 1876–1877. 2011
After Custer: Loss and Transformation in Sioux Country, 2011.
Powder River: Disastrous Opening of the Great Sioux War. 2016.

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