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.
"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
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.