David Lavender, Author
Paperback, 479 pages
A huge, private bastion in southeastern Colorado, Bent's Fort was not only the center of the Plains Indian trade until 1849, but also a ...
Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West
Dr. Michael L. Tate
The frontier army of the ninteenth century was much more than the Indian-fighting force stereotyped in popular movies. Dr. Tate demonstrates that the "multipurpose ...
My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre
Frances C. Carrington
"Massacre" references the 1866 Indian battle with a company of US troops under Captain William Fetterman on the Wyoming plains near Fort Phil Kearny (spelled ...
Forts Of The West
Military Forts and Presidios and Posts West of the Mississippi River to 1898.
Robert W. Frazer, Author
The number and variety of forts and posts, together with changes of location, ...
Fort Laramie, Military Bastion of the High Plains
Author: Douglas C. McChristian.
Cloth cover, 448 pages.
Of all the U.S. Army posts in the West, none witnessed more history than Fort Laramie, positioned where the northern Great Plains join ...
Life of a Soldier On the Western Frontier
Author: Jeremy Agnew
Their heads filled with images of glory and battle, most young men joined the frontier army only to endure a life of tedious drills, bad meals, ...
Overland Journal 34-2, Summer 2016
Volume 34, Number 2 (Summer 2016).
The Look of the Elephant, Fearful Crossing by Andy Hammond; A Trek from Thomas Fork to Hastings Cutoff along the Bear River, 1850 by Robert E. ...