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Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay

The Enlisted Soldier Fighting the Indian Wars

by Don Rickey

  • 60 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - General,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7939201M
    ISBN 100806111135
    ISBN 109780806111131

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