Journals and Letters of John Vance Lauderdale, 1864-1890
Edited by Robert M. Utley
$29.95 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5453-2 April 2014
This selection of Lauderdale’s writings, edited and annotated by a premier historian of the American West, offers an insightful account of army life that will teach readers much about the settlement and growth of the West in a time of rapid change.
First published in 1984, Robert Utley's The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890 is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years.
"In research, writing, and interpretation, High Noon in Lincoln is a superb book. It is one of the best books (maybe the best) ever written on a violent episode in the West."—Richard Maxwell Brown, author of Strain of Violence: Historical Studies of American Violence and Vigilantism