A fascinating personal account of three decades in the Wild West written by a professional US army officer, covering the years 1833 to the 1860s. The author describes his experiences of a wide range of peoples – including the Commanche and other Plains Indian tribes – the opening up of new territories across the Rocky Mountains; the hunting of bears and buffalo and a hostile account of the Mormons led by BRigham Young to their promised land in Utah. AN unvarnished but vivid personal account by a pioneer of the West in its wildest years, this book must not be missed by anyone interested in an exciting subject.
THIRTY YEARS OF ARMY LIFE ON THE BORDER 1866
Personal memoirs of thirty years opening up the American west by a US army officer. Includes descriptions of Indian wars, hunting bear and buffalo and a hostile account of the Mormons.