Author:Arnold, James R

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Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040704

ISBN: 0785821910

Condition: Near Fine


vi, 378 pp, black papercovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, glossy blu-light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The Comanche reacted to the relocation of eastern Native American tribes and the increasing encroachment of the settlers that threatened the survival of the Great Plains tribes. The government's answer was the Second Cavalry, created by U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. It was designed to fight a mobile war with innovative tactics, this select unit tunred the tide of the battle for the West and also forged the commanders of both sides of America's next great confli... View more info