Daughter of the Regiment: Memoirs of a Childhood in the Frontier Army, 1878-1898

Daughter of the Regiment: Memoirs of a Childhood in the Frontier Army, 1878-1898

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Daughter of the Regiment: Memoirs of a Childhood in the Frontier Army, 1878-1898 by Mary Leefe Laurence

The young daughter of an English-born U. S. infantry officer on the post-Civil War frontier, Mary Leefe Laurence had the childhood of an army nomad, accompanying the regiment from south Texas to the Canadian border. In faithfully recording her travels, she offers extensive and unique insight into life as a child and adolescent in the twilight of the Indian-fighting army.

Thomas T. Smith is a regular army lieutenant colonel of infantry assigned to Fort Bliss, Texas. He is the editor of A Dose of Frontier Soldiering (Nebraska 1996).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803279889
Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Thomas T. Smith is a regular army lieutenant colonel of infantry assigned to Fort Bliss, Texas. He is the editor of A Dose of Frontier Soldiering (Nebraska 1996).

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