Following the Drum
by Vielˇ, Mrs.

Publisher Information:
NY: Rudd & Carleton, MDCCCLVIII (185

1st edition. 256pp, [x - advts]. Original stamped boards, somewhat worn, spine faded, binding sound, and internally relatively free of foxing. There is a minor genre of womenÕs accounts of frontier army life, the best known being those of Elizabeth Custer although this is undoubtedly one of the earliest examples. Mrs. Vielˇ describes her yearÕs stay at Ringold Barracks in Texas where her husband was stationed. Wagner-Camp-Becker describes it as ŅÉan entertaining commentary on life in the Texas Frontier in the early 1850ÕsÓ WCB 312a:1, Howes V92.


Book Id: 2099

Price: $250.00

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