Mary A. H. Gay & Myrta Lockett Avary
Recollections of the American Civil War by Two Ladies of the Confederacy
Life in Dixie During the War 1861-1865
by Mary A. H. Gay
A Virginia Girl in the Civil War
by Myrta Lockett Avary
Two ladies in the struggle for Southern independence
This unique Leonaur edi..
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..
Margaret Irvin Carrington
The Classic Account of a U. S. Army Officer’s Wife on the Great Plains During the Indian Wars
A classic of the early history of Wyoming
This well known account of army life on the western frontier, by the wife of Colonel Henry B. Carrington the post-commander of Fort Phil Kearney during ‘Re..
M. H. Ouvry
Recollections of a Cavalry Officer’s Wife Before & During the Indian Mutiny, 1857
The mutiny as seen by a Lancer’s wife
This account, which briefly covers life in India immediately preceding the Indian Mutiny, was originally titled A Lady’s Life Before and During the Indian Muti..
or, History of the Second Colorados—Union Volunteer Cavalry at War Against Indians & Confederate Forces, 1860-65
Union horse soldiers in the far west
Curiously for a work that is at least in part the regimental history of a cavalry unit, its author was a woman, Ellen Williams, who was not only a mere chronicl..
The Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies, Commonly Called Mother Ross, on Campaign with the Duke of Marlborough
The astonishing life of a woman soldier
When John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, rode among his ‘men’ in the campaigns that immortalised him as one of Britain’s most accomplished military commande..
A Young Wife of an Officer of the U.S. 8th Infantry in Apacheria During the 1870s
A lady, the desert, the army and the Apaches
This is the account of the life of a young army wife who followed her husband—a second lieutenant of infantry—after the turbulent years of the American ..
Mrs. Fitz Maurice
The Experiences of an Officer’s Wife and Chronicles of the Old 95th During the Napoleonic Wars
Experiences of the wife of an officer in green
Mrs Fitz Maurice's book, The Rifleman's Wife is often quoted in Cope's History of the Rifle Brigade, the Leonaur editors therefore thought it fitting ..
Lydia Spencer Lane & Lodisa Frizzell
Two Accounts of American Women on the Western Frontier
I Married a Soldier or Old Days in the Old Army
Across the Plains to California in 1852 Journal of Mrs. Lodisa Frizzell
The accounts of two women of the West in the 1850s
The Great Plains evoke the very essence of the wild American frontier. In reality, beyond the ‘settled and civilised’ eastern seaboard lay a great..
Frances M. A. Roe
Experiences on the Western Frontier With the United States Army
On the Western Frontier with the U. S Army
Some of the most valuable and endearing accounts of life on the nineteenth century American Western frontier have come from the pens of women authors. Amo..
Elizabeth B. Custer
The Experiences of General Custer’s Wife in Kansas and Texas
From the Army of the Potomac to the Plains Indian War
Elizabeth 'Libby' Custer must be commended for her literary efforts. She was certainly responsible for expanding and embellishing the Custer le..
G. Harris & Adelaide Case
The Experiences of Two British Women During the Indian Mutiny 1857
A Lady’s Diary of the Siege of Lucknow by G. Harris
Day by Day at Lucknow by Adelaide Case
Two enthralling Lucknow diaries in one special edition
The siege and relief of the Residency at Lucknow is one of the principal conflicts of the Great Mutiny and became an abiding symbol of the spi..
Elizabeth B. Custer
The Experiences of General Custer’s Wife With the U. S. 7th Cavalry
The wife of a famous soldier on campaign on the Western Plains of America
Despite a successful career during the Civil War and a meteoritic elevation in rank as the 'Boy General,’ it is the later c..
Teresa Griffin Vielé
A U. S. Infantry Officer’s Wife on the Texas Frontier in the Early 1850’s
A view of the early Texan frontier from a female view point
Teresa Viele was a strong minded woman with clear cut views. Fate would dictate that her life would not be defined by her experiences as ..
An Indomitable Victorian Lady’s Account of the Retreat from Kabul During the First Afghan War
The hard road back to India
There are few books that can truly be said to be unique, but this is one. Afghanistan has been a battleground since man has occupied its hostile landscape and others hav..