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

By: Mary Leefe Laurence; edited by Thomas T. Smith.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1996

Seller ID: 279884

ISBN: 0803279884

Condition: 220 pages, Illus., map, paperback, University of Nebraska Press


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.About AuthorThomas T. Smith is a regular army lieutenant colonel of infantry assign... View more info