Century American military officer who was most remembered for his involvement in the Civil War and the American Indian Wars. In his personal memoirs, he wrote of great battles throughout American, his account of the election of Abraham Lincoln as President, surveys of the trans-continental railroad, and personal studies of Native Americans, along with that of George Catlin. His memoirs, or Personal Recollections, focus primarily on his experiences with Indians, rather than pertaining to his career as a Civil War general.
In both of his memoirs, Miles treated his Civil War service as but a prelude to his successes against the hapless Indians of the West. Personal recollections and observations of General Nelson A.Miles, embracing a brief view of the Civil War, or, From New England to the golden gate, and the story of his Indian compaigns : with comments on the exploration, development and progress of our great western empire. Chicago ; New York : The Werner Company, 1896. Collation: Complete with all pages. References: Nevins I, 130; Howes M 595.
Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure. 10in X 7.75in (25.5cm x 20cm). The item "1896 1ed Civil War & INDIAN Memoir General Miles Native American Catlin Railroad" is in sale since Wednesday, January 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri.
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