Apr 20, 2021
The Civil War In Apacheland: Sergeant George Hand's Diary: California, Arizona, West Texas, New Mexico, 1861 1864
Posted by George Hand

The publication of Whiskey, Six Guns and Red Light Ladies in 1994 introduced readers to the ribald 1870s diary of frontier saloon keeper, George Hand More than a decade earlier, George Hand kept another spirited journal, this one recording his service with the Union Army Marching from California through Arizona, West Texas and southern New Mexico, Sergeant Hand and the oThe publication of Whiskey, Six Guns and Red Light Ladies in 1994 introduced readers to the ribald 1870s diary of frontier saloon keeper, George Hand More than a decade earlier, George Hand kept another spirited journal, this one recording his service with the Union Army Marching from California through Arizona, West Texas and southern New Mexico, Sergeant Hand and the other volunteers of the California Column protected the southwest from further invasions by the Texas Rebels Their hardships and adventures are recorded in Hand s salty journal heat, dust, thirst and cold ethnic tensions, frontier whiskey, and Apache depredations bad food and disease and imperious officers whom enlisted man Hand does not hesitate to cuss George Hand also hunted ducks and quail in a pristine Southwest, pulled huge catfish from the Rio Grande, and rescued a damsel in distress The Civil War in Apacheland provides an intimate view of a little known theater of the Civil War, and is the first hand chronicle of an army that contributed mightily to the American settlement of the Southwest.

  • Title: The Civil War In Apacheland: Sergeant George Hand's Diary: California, Arizona, West Texas, New Mexico, 1861 1864
  • Author: George Hand
  • ISBN: 9780944383360
  • Page: 122
  • Format: None
  • The Civil War In Apacheland Sergeant George Hand s Diary California Arizona West Texas New Mexico The publication of Whiskey Six Guns and Red Light Ladies in introduced readers to the ribald s diary of frontier saloon keeper George Hand More than a decade earlier George Hand kept anoth

    Joseph Luther

    George Hand s Diary Rare peek at the Civil War in Texas and New Mexico, 1861 1864.Good images and maps.



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