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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

$45.00