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Black Jack Davidson, A Cavalry Commander On The Western Frontier, The Life Of General John W. Davidson by  Homer K Davidson

Black Jack Davidson, A Cavalry Commander On The Western Frontier, The Life Of General John W. Davidson

by Homer K Davidson

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 biased work by his grandson. Former owner's inked name on front fly leaf else fine in dust jacket

Inventory Number: 41442

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