Characters By Chapter
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ProLittle Wolf The Chief of the Northern Cheyenne.
 Ulysses S. Grant18th U.S. President.
 JuliaGrantFormer First Lady of the United States.
 AmosChapmanAn interpreter.
 May DoddFormerly a patient in the Lake Forest Lunatic Asylum.
1  NOTEBOOK I A Train Bound for Glory
 Hortense 1 One of May Dodd's children.
 William One of May Dodd's children. Aka: Willie.
   23 March 1875
 SidneyKaiserThe hospital's chief physician.
 HarryAmesMay Dodd's live-in-partner.
 Hortense 2 May Dodd's older sister.
 Franz A hospital attendant.
 Mr.BentonA recruiter.
  CrowleyA nurse.
 MarthaAtwoodMay Dodd's good friend.
   27 March 1875
 WalterWoodsA banker.
 Helen ElizabethFlightMay's acquaintance.
 AnnHallMay's companion and collaborator.
 MonsieurAudubonAn American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter.
 AdaWareOne of May's acquaintances.
 Sara 1JohnstoneOne of May's acquaintances.
 MargaretKellyOne of May's acquaintances. Aka: Meggie.
 SusanKellyMargaret's twin sister. Aka: Susie.
 DaisyLovelaceOne of May's acquaintances.
 FernLouiseDaisy's dog.
 GretchenFathauerMay's friend.
 CyrusMcCormickInvented the reaper.
 EuphemiaWashingtonMay's new friend. Aka: Phemie.
 NarcissaWhiteAn evangelist.
   8 April 1875—Fort Sidney, Nebraska Territory
 LieutenantJamesA military officer.
 Abigail Lieutenant James' wife.
2  NOTEBOOK II Passage to the Wilderness
   17 April 1875
 John G.BourkeCaptain, Third Cavalry, USA.
 GeorgeCrookA US Army General.
 LydiaBradleyCaptain Bourke's fiancé.
   19 April 1875
 WilliamShakespeareAn English playwright, poet, and actor.
   21 April 1875
 Jimmy May's new friend.
   24 April 1875
 LeviRobinsonA lieutenant who was ambushed and murdered.
   25 April 1875
 GertieMcCartneyReal name of Jimmy. Aka: a Dirty Gertie.
   5 May 1875
 Appleton An agent.
   6 May 1875
 W.P.ClarkeThe lieutenant who prepared the pamphlet for signed language.
   7 May 1875
 CoronelBradleyThe senior Army officer.
 CoronelSmithA military officer.
   8 May 1875
 Tangle Hair A distinguished warrior who chooses Martha.
 Black Man One who chooses Phemie.
 Bruyere A camp interpreter.
 Hog A famous Cheyenne warrior who chooses Helen.
 Yellow Wolf One who chooses Sara 1.
 Reverend HareA corpulent Episcopal missionary.
 Soldier May's horse.
3  NOTEBOOK III My Life as an Indian Squaw
   12 May 1875
 Feather on Head Chief Little Wolf's second wife.
 Quiet One The Chief's first wife.
   14 May 1875
 Dog Woman Reverend Hare's tent mate.
   15 May 1875
 Turkey Legs One who chooses Narcissa White.
   19 May 1875
 Pretty Walker The Chief's daughter.
 MarieBlancheMay's acquaintance.
 MadameBouvierMay's childhood tutor.
   22 May 1875
 Bridge Girl Dog Woman's apprentice.
 MissWilliamsA dance teacher.
 WesleyChestnutFormer husband of Daisy Lovelace.
4  NOTEBOOK IV The Devil Whiskey
   23 May 1875
 JeannetteParkerA professional seamstress.
 JulesSeminoleA man married to the chief's niece.
   28 May 1875
 Horse Boy The boy who tends to May's horse.
 White Bull A medicine man.
 Walking Whirlwind White Bull's acquaintance.
   1 June 1875
 Black Coyote A brash young warrior.
 Buffalo Calf Road Woman Phemie's new friend.
 Stares at Sun Black Coyote's rival.
   5 June 1875
 Alights on the Clouds A prominent Chief of the southern Cheyenne's.
   7 June 1875
 Howling Woman Jules Seminole's wife.
 Crooked Nose An old tipi crone.
 Bloody Foot Daisy's husband.
 Blackbird Gerlie's boyfriend.
 GeneralCusterAn Army officer-in-charge of the expedition.
   15 June 1875
 Runs from Crow Marie Blanche's husband.
 Whistling Elk Ada Ware's husband. Aka: Stinking Flesh.
 One Bear Runs from Crow's younger brother
5  NOTEBOOK V A Gypsy's Life
   1 August 1875
 No Brain Gretchen's husband.
   23 August 1875
 Bad Horse Reverend Hare's acquaintance.
 Bear Sings Woman Bad Horse's wife.
   10 September 1875
 Hump The Sioux's chief.
6  NOTEBOOK VI The Bony Bosom of Civilization
   14 September 1875, Fort Laramie (continued)
 LouisBaptisteA Frenchman who owned a trading post. Aka: Big Nose Little Man.
 LittleBat An interpreter.
 JulesEscoffeyThe proprietor of a trading post at Camp Robinson.
 Watkins The inspector of the Indian Bureau.
 Whipple A bishop.
   18 September 1875
 Robert E. StrahornAmerican journalist.
   20 September 1875
 Crazy Horse One of Sioux's leaders.
 Sitting Bull One of Sioux's leaders.
   22 September 1875
 AbbottAnthonyA Benedictine's anchorite.
 Willie Feather on Head's son.
   28 September 1875
 Red Cloud The owner of the Red Cloud's agency.
 Carter An agent.
 Mrs.MalloryOwner of a boarding house.
   8 October 1875
 Woman who moves against the Wind  Little Wolf's adviser.
   12 December 1875
 Dull Knife One of the heads of the state.
 Crazy Mule One of the heads of the state.
   18 December 1875
 Antelope Bowes Moving An old medicine man.
   26 January 1876
 Wren May's daughter.
   29 January 1876
 GeneralSheridanU.S. Army officer.
 CaptainHenelyU.S. Naval officer.
 Ranald S.MackenzieUnited States Army officer and general in the Union Army.
   17 February 1876
 Tangle Hair Jr. Martha's son.
   22 February 1876
 Sara 2 Gretchen's daughter.
   28 February 1876
 Last Bull Kit Fox's leader.
 Harold Wild Plums Grandson of May Dodd Little Wolf.
 Wesley Daisy's son.
 Dodd Christian name of Martha's son.
 Wild Plums Feather on Head's second husband.
EpiMay Swallow Wild Plums Harold's granddaughter.
 WillDoddWilliam's grandson.
One Thousand White Women submitted by Shelley Lubinsky