Publication: High-Lonesome Books, 1996, Silver City
First edition. Cloth, 215  pp., introduction, maps, epilogue, appendices, references, illustrated from photographs and drawings, index. Signed by the editor. Limited to 500 copies. Hand kept a daily journal of activities during his tour of duty during the Civil War. After the war he settled in Tucson, and continued on with his observations until shortly before his death in 1887. A companion piece to this book is Whiskey, Six-Guns & Red-Light Ladies: George Hand's Saloon Diary, Tucson, 1875-1878, where he kept a record of his years as a saloon keeper. Mr. Carmony also edited Next Stop: Tombstone-George Hand's Contention City Diary, 1882. All three are interesting to read. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 43355