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Army Sacrifices: Briefs from Official Pigeon-Holes (Frontier Classics Series)
     

Army Sacrifices: Briefs from Official Pigeon-Holes (Frontier Classics Series)

by James B. Fry, Jerome A. Greene (Introduction)
 
James B. Fry (1827-1894) spent nearly his entire career on staff duty, retiring only in 1872 to devote himself to military writings, of which Army Sacrifices is one of the most important. Drawing on War Department records and participant recollections, Fry presented riveting vignettes of both pre- and post-Civil War engagements in the West, including the Fetterman

Overview

James B. Fry (1827-1894) spent nearly his entire career on staff duty, retiring only in 1872 to devote himself to military writings, of which Army Sacrifices is one of the most important. Drawing on War Department records and participant recollections, Fry presented riveting vignettes of both pre- and post-Civil War engagements in the West, including the Fetterman Massacre, the battle of Beecher Island, and the death of Gen. Edward R. S. Canby in the Lava Beds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811728249
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Series:
Frontier Classics Ser.
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 5.84(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Jerome A. Greene is a historian with the National Park Service stationed in Denver and is the author/editor of several books and articles about frontier and Indian Wars history, including Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyennes, 1876.

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