Nelson A. Miles: and the twilight of the frontier army

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Unp - Nebraska, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 391 pages
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Based on a wide range of sources, including materials only recently made available to researchers, this first complete, carefully documented biography of Miles skillfully delineates the brilliant, abrasive, and controversial tactician whose career in many respects epitomized the story of the Old Army.

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Nelson A. Miles and the twilight of the frontier army

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Wooster has written a detailed biography of the last commanding general of the U.S. Army. Miles's career was long and colorful: he began serving in the Civil War, went on to distinguish himself in ... Read full review

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General Miles fought the Apache Indians as well as other tribes during the period between the Civil War and the Spanish American War. Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Robert Wooster is a professor of history at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi. His other books includeThe Military and United States Indian Policy(Nebraska 1995).

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