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Author Ballard, Jack S.

Title Commander and builder of western forts [electronic resource] : the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901 / Jack Stokes Ballard.

Imprint College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 252 p. : ports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Medal of Honor -- Civil War experience -- Department of the Gulf: command of Black troops -- Post-Civil War: the occupation army -- On to the Rio Grande -- A new wife and troubles on the Rio Grande -- To the Pacific Northwest -- Fort Laramie -- Fort Logan, Colorado -- Department of the Columbia: Vancouver Barracks and Alaska -- The Spanish-American War -- Department of the Colorado and the Idaho mining riots -- Toward retirement -- Who was Maj. Gen. Henry C. Merriam?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Merriam, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1837-1912.
United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century.
Medal of Honor -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Military bases -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781603442602 (cloth : alk. paper)
160344260X (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603446334 (e-book)

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