First edition. Limited to 300 signed copies, 50 of which are not for sale. This is copy 70. Warmly inscribed to Mike Koury, of the Old Army Press. Cloth, 591 pp., introduction, notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated with the works of Frederic Remington, Jose Cisneros, Lawrence Bjorklund, Harold D. Bugbee, Nick Eggenhofer, Joe Grandee, J.K. Ralston, Paul A. Rossi, William Reusswig., Stanley M.Long, Ace Powell and Charles M. Russell. Excellent history of the important role of the black man in the military history of the West. John M. Carroll has compiled a variety of accounts focusing on blacks in the frontier military by authors, scholars and participants such as Fray Angelico Chavez, Lt. Grote Hutcheson, Lt. John Bigelow, Jr., Lt. H.W. Hovey, Lt. George Andrews, Robert M. Utley, Frederic Remington, Col. H. B. Wharfield, Elizabeth Custer, Reuben Waller, Alex W. Perry, Erwin N. Thompson, Col. M.L. Crimmins, Kenneth W. Porter, John M Carroll, John H. Nankivell, Robert A. Murray, Capt. Lewis S. Morey and others. An important feature of this work is the reproduction of an extraordinary collection of art dealing with the black military in the American West. Fine in fine dust jacket housed in the fine original black slipcase.
Inventory Number: 46968