I’ve re-posted Chapters 3 and 4 to incorporate new info from Kuhn’s Chronicles of War, which is an excellent resource. As with all my sources primary and secondary, he frequently differs from other accounts of the Raid. Since I’m in no position to judge which version is “The Truth,” I feel obliged to include them all. That makes for a sometimes tangled and confusing narrative, but I hope my primary thesis comes through: the Raid was not just a random outbreak of nihilistic violence, nor even solely an act of revenge conducted according to a primitive code of honor. It was a carefully planned attempt to disrupt the balance of power in the Southwest and so finally force the government to grant the Chiricahua their own homeland.