Bluecoats and Redskins: The United States Army and the Indian 1866-1891 :: Robert M. Utley soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Cassell, 1975, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps;
From the cover: With the ending of the American Civil War, the regular Army turned its eyes once more to the West and embarked on a final, massive drive against the still-unconquered Indian tribes of the Great Plains and the South-West. In command was Major General William Tecumseh Sherman, hero of Atlanta and, in 1866, ruler of a military domain that stretched from the Mississippi to the Rockies and from Texas to the border with Canada. Under him were officers such as Sheridan, Hancock, Custer, who were to become forever associated with the bloodiest battles of …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Boards a little faded, a decent copy otherwise.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xi) 462 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my History catalogue?