First edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth, titles stamped in silver on the spine, xxxi [blank], 287 pp., preface, acknowledgments, introduction, prologue, illustrated, portraits, maps, conclusion, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index. Fresh perspectives on the role of the U. S. Army in the West by presenting the army in the larger context of what was happening in the western territories. It has been thought that army regulars were solely used for controlling Indians, but this work reveals that the story is considerably more complex. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 43817