9780803279889

Daughter of the Regiment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803279889

  • ISBN10:

    0803279884

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr

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Summary

The young daughter of an English-born U. S. infantry officer on the postCivil War frontier, Mary Leefe Laurence had the childhood of an army nomad, accompanying the regiment from south Texas to the Canadian border. In faithfully recording her travels, she offers extensive and unique insight into life as a child and adolescent in the twilight of the Indian-fighting army.

Author Biography

Thomas T. Smith is a regular army lieutenant colonel of infantry assigned to Fort Bliss, Texas. He is the editor of A Dose of Frontier Soldiering (Nebraska 1996).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Editor's Acknowledgments
Introduction
Dedicationp. 1
Prefacep. 3
Author's Forewordp. 5
Fort Dodge, Kansas, 1878-1880p. 7
Diversions at Fort Dodgep. 23
Forth Leavenworth, Kansas, 1880-1881p. 34
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, 1881p. 45
David's Island, New York, 1881-1882p. 57
Fort Ringgold, Texas, 1883-1886p. 66
Fort Duncan, Texas, 1886p. 80
Fort Clark, Texas, 1886-1889p. 90
Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama, 1889-1890p. 106
Fort Brady, Michigan, 1890-1896p. 120
Fort Wayne, Michigan, 1896-1898p. 131
Notesp. 137
Bibliographyp. 183
Indexp. 195
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