Publication: The Arthur H Clark Company, 1974, Glendale
First edition. 8vo. Cloth, 273 pp., illustrations, folding map, career chronology, bibliography, index. "Davidson was a contemporary of Custer, Miles, Crook, and the other well-known frontier military figures. Known as "Black Jack" because of his work with the black troops in the west, his activities were important and worthy of a biographical treatment. His service ranged from the conquest of California (with Kearny), the Indian wars in the southwest and northern Plains, and command of many frontier forts."---Clark/Brunet 57. A chapter is devoted to Davidson's active participation in the Apache campaigns. A biased work by his grandson. As New, in lightly rubbed dust jacket with some slight soiling.
Inventory Number: 50739