BN.com Gift Guide

Boots And Saddles Or Life In Dakota With General Custer

Overview

1885. An insightful description of garrison and camp life by the wife of Geroge Armstrong Custer. Due to the isolation of the Calvary posts she says they often felt as separate from the rest of the world as if they had been living on a desert island. She also answers questions that were often posed to her concerning their occupations, amusements and housekeeping. Contents: Change of Station; A Blizzard; Western Hospitality; Calvary on the March; Camping Among the Sioux; A Visit to the Village of Two Bears; ...
See more details below
Sending request ...

Overview

1885. An insightful description of garrison and camp life by the wife of Geroge Armstrong Custer. Due to the isolation of the Calvary posts she says they often felt as separate from the rest of the world as if they had been living on a desert island. She also answers questions that were often posed to her concerning their occupations, amusements and housekeeping. Contents: Change of Station; A Blizzard; Western Hospitality; Calvary on the March; Camping Among the Sioux; A Visit to the Village of Two Bears; Adventures During the Last Days of the March; Separation and Reunion; Our New Home at Fort Lincoln; Incidents of Everyday Life; The Burning of our Quarters, Carrying the Mail; Perplexities and Pleasures of Domestic Life; A Strong Heart Dance!; Garrison Life; General Custer's Literary Work; Indian Depredations; A Day of Anxiety and Terror; Improvements at the Post and Gardening; General Custer's Library; The Summer of the Black Hills Expedition; Domestic Trials; Capture and Escape of Rain-in-the-Face; Garrison Amusements; An Indian Council; Breaking Up of the Missouri; Curious Characters and Excursionists Among Us; Religious Services, Leave of Absence; A Winter's Journey Across the Plains; and Our Life's Last Chapter.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781140194460
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 4/6/2010
  • Pages: 322
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)