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Bent's Fort

Bent's Fort

$24.95

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 ...

Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West

Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West

$19.95

William H. Leckie
Paperback, 290 pages

Black veterans who remained in the Army after the Civil War were assigned to the Ninth and Tenth Cavalry regiments. Their service in ...

Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West

Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West

$24.95

Dr. Michael L. Tate
paperback

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 ...

March of the Mounted Riflemen: From Fort Leavenworth to Fort Vancouver May to October 1849

March of the Mounted Riflemen: From Fort Leavenworth to Fort Vancouver May to October 1849

$16.95


Raymond Settle
paperback 378 pages

Here is the only complete record of one of the longest marches ever made- a five month, two thousand mile trek to establish ...

Chief Joseph: Guardian of the People

Chief Joseph: Guardian of the People

$19.95

Candy Moulton (OCTA member)
hardback, 239 pages

"Solid, well researched, beautifully balanced, and written with smooth authority...is an excellent recounting of tale of high tragedy that defines the Native ...

Guarding the Overland Trails: The Eleventh Ohio Cavalry in the Civil War

Guarding the Overland Trails: The Eleventh Ohio Cavalry in the Civil War

$31.50

Robert Huhn Jones
hardcover (blue linen cloth, foil stamped spine and front cover), 368 pages with 19 illustrations and six maps (acid-free paper). Limited edition of 750 copies

The ...

My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre

My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre

$16.95

Frances C. Carrington
Paperback

"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

Forts Of The West

$19.95

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

Fort Laramie, Military Bastion of the High Plains

$45.00

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

Life of a Soldier On the Western Frontier

$18.00

Author: Jeremy Agnew
266 pages

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, ...

Save the Trail: Preservation
Paper Trail: Pioneer Documents

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