John Frederick Finerty A Newspaper Reporter’s Experiences of the Plains Indian War 1876-79 A first hand account of the Indian Wars in the West
Those interested in the history of the Plains Indians Wars of the United States of America may well have heard of this book by John F. Finnerty, ..
Frances C. Carrington The Classic Account of an Infantry Lieutenant’s Wife on the Great Plains During the Indian Wars A classic memoir of life on the western frontier
The author of this well known and well regarded work begins her story of army life as a young officer’s wife on the western frontier with all the na..
Isabella L. Bird Letters of Personal Adventure in 1873 A great lady traveller’s best known work
Isabella Bird was born in 1831 in Cheshire, England became one of a distinguished group of female travellers famous in the nineteenth century—a time when it..
William H. Richardson A Diary of a Private of Missouri Mounted Volunteers on the Expedition to California, 1846 including
A Sketch of the Life and Character of Col. Alexander W. Doniphan by D. C. Allen
A horse soldier’s war
Doniphan’s Expedition was an interesting sideshow of the American-Mexican War. Hi..
by Robert Rogers The exploits of Rogers & the Rangers in his own words during 1755-1761 in the French & Indian War The thrilling true account of a famous woodsman, scout & guerilla leader during the formative years of the American Natio In the evocative pages of Rogers own journal we are taken through a landsc..