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The Resource Frontier cavalry trooper : the letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869-1874, edited by Douglas C. McChristian

Frontier cavalry trooper : the letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869-1874, edited by Douglas C. McChristian

Label
Frontier cavalry trooper : the letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869-1874
Title
Frontier cavalry trooper
Title remainder
the letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869-1874
Statement of responsibility
edited by Douglas C. McChristian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of letters that Private Edward L. Matthews wrote from 1869 to 1874 to his family back home in Massachusetts, detailing his life at Fort Bascom and Fort Union, New Mexico Territory. Matthews's letters provide detailed insight into the daily life of the enlisted man and how he felt about the job he was doing"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978.9/56
Index
index present
LC call number
F804.F67
LC item number
M37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Frontier cavalry trooper : the letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869-1874, edited by Douglas C. McChristian
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Away from home and friends": September-December 1869 -- "His throat was cut from ear to ear": January-April 1870 -- "Wind, wind and sand all the time": May-December 1870 -- "We only shot to scare them": January-December 1871 -- "Have had all the Indian fighting I wish": January-December 1872 -- "Soldiers are not given to shedding tears": January-June 1873 -- "I shall never soldier again": July-December 1873 -- "Every day is one less for me to serve": January-March 1874 -- "When Eddie comes marching home": April-August 1874 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn811778537
Extent
414 p. cm.
Isbn
9780826352262
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012037665
System control number
(OCoLC)811778537
Label
Frontier cavalry trooper : the letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869-1874, edited by Douglas C. McChristian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Away from home and friends": September-December 1869 -- "His throat was cut from ear to ear": January-April 1870 -- "Wind, wind and sand all the time": May-December 1870 -- "We only shot to scare them": January-December 1871 -- "Have had all the Indian fighting I wish": January-December 1872 -- "Soldiers are not given to shedding tears": January-June 1873 -- "I shall never soldier again": July-December 1873 -- "Every day is one less for me to serve": January-March 1874 -- "When Eddie comes marching home": April-August 1874 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn811778537
Extent
414 p. cm.
Isbn
9780826352262
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012037665
System control number
(OCoLC)811778537

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