Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier

Soldiers West Biographies from the Military Frontier These biographies emphasize the wide diversity of style temperament activity and occupation of frontier soldiers Included are William Clark Stephen H Long William S Harney James Henry Carleton

Soldiers West Biographies from the Military Frontier by Soldiers West has ratings and reviews Michael said This volume is exactly what it says it is a collection of brief biographies of fourteen key Soldiers West Biographies from the Military A summary of the review on StrategyPage.Com Soldiers West, originally published in and revised and expanded in , has short biographies of fifteen Soldiers West Biographies from the Military Frontier Book Soldiers West, originally published in and revised and expanded in , has short biographies of fifteen officers who served in the army on the western plains Almost all of these officers attained a considerable measure of fame in their lifetimes, but most are today little remembered, unless Soldiers West biographies from the military frontier Soldiers West biographies from the military frontier Paul Andrew Hutton Durwood Ball The biographical articles in Soldiers West demonstrate that the individual Army officer of the th century was a dynamic force in the frontier and regional development of the United States. Soldiers West Biographies from the Military Paul Andrew Hutton is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico and author of Soldiers West Biographies from the Military Frontier and Soldiers West Biographies from the Military Frontier Sep , Soldiers West, originally published in and revised and expanded in , has short biographies of fifteen officers who served in the army on the western plains Almost all of these officers attained a considerable measure of fame in their lifetimes, but most are today little remembered, unless they played notable roles in the Civil War. Confederate Soldiers, West Virginia WVGenWeb BIOGRAPHIES OF WEST VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS But as Confederate soldiers were at that time disbarred from the practice of law in West Virginia, he removed to New York city in June, , and was there busied with professional work until November, , making West Virginia law and land titles a specialty of his practice Wild West Biography The Wild West holds a special place in American history Western films depict it as a place where the rules didn t apply, and where scores were settled with gun slinging and shootouts. Biographies of WW soldiers Clevelode Ltd Biographies of WW soldiers These are campaign medals and were awarded to soldiers who served at various times during the war, whether they lived or died I also have the memorial plaque sent to the family of a soldier who was killed. Old West U.S Biography Biography Doc Holliday Doc Holliday is a figure from the Old West, a gunman and a gambler who was part of the legendary shootout at the O.K Corral Folk Hero c Biography.

  • Title: Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier
  • Author: Paul Andrew Hutton
  • ISBN: 9780803272255
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Paperback
  • These biographies emphasize the wide diversity of style, temperament, activity, and occupation of frontier soldiers Included are William Clark, Stephen H Long, William S Harney, James Henry Carleton, Philip H Sheridan, George Armstrong Custer, George Crook, John G Bourke, Benjamin H Grierson, Ranald S Mackenzie, William B Hazen, Nelson A Miles, Frank D Baldwin, aThese biographies emphasize the wide diversity of style, temperament, activity, and occupation of frontier soldiers Included are William Clark, Stephen H Long, William S Harney, James Henry Carleton, Philip H Sheridan, George Armstrong Custer, George Crook, John G Bourke, Benjamin H Grierson, Ranald S Mackenzie, William B Hazen, Nelson A Miles, Frank D Baldwin, and Charles King.

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    1. This volume is exactly what it says it is -- a collection of brief biographies of fourteen key military leaders who were closely involved with the settling of the American West, each by a different author. They’re presented in chronological order, beginning with William Clark, who may seem an odd choice to some -- the Lewis and Clark Expedition and all that. But it all depends on how you define “frontier.” (Speaking to students, I’ve always defined it as beginning one mile west of Jamest [...]

    2. The editors have compiled a fine set of biographical essays about significant leaders of the 19th Century U.S. Army on the frontier. Those who are not familiar with these men will find this book a great place to begin their exploration of the topic of frontier military history, and those who are familiar with the topic will learn additional details about these frontier military leaders and their accomplishments through the original research included in these essays.Each of the biographical essay [...]

    3. A great collection of short biographies on all the leading US Army commanders, from William Clark (1770-1838) through Charles King (1844-1933), ably selected and edited by my old history professor, Paul Andrew Hutton, who has become quite famous as a talking head on various History Channel docs on the American West. With an introduction by Hutton's mentor, Robert M. Utley.

    4. A collection of short biographies on several army officers who played a role in America's westward expansion. There are some surprising entries here. This is a good resource.

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