Military

The Blood Contingent

The Military and the Making of Modern Mexico, 1876–1911
By Stephen B. Neufeld

This innovative social and cultural history explores the daily lives of the lowest echelons in president Porfirio Díaz’s army through the decades leading up to the 1910 Revolution.

A Civil War History of the New Mexico Volunteers and Militia

By Jerry D. Thompson

Thompson draws on service records and numerous other archival sources that few earlier scholars have seen in this comprehensive work.

The War Has Brought Peace to Mexico

World War II and the Consolidation of the Post-Revolutionary State
By Halbert Jones

Though the war years in Mexico have attracted less attention than other periods, this book shows how the crisis atmosphere of the early 1940s played an important part in the consolidation of the post-revolutionary regime.

Capturing the Women's Army Corps

The World War II Photographs of Captain Charlotte T. McGraw
By Françoise Barnes BonnellRonald Kevin Bullis

The photographs taken by Charlotte T. McGraw, the official Women’s Army Corps photographer during World War II, offer the single most comprehensive visual record of the approximately 140,000 women who served in the U.S. Army during the war.

Frontier Cavalry Trooper

The Letters of Private Eddie Matthews, 1869–1874
Edited by Douglas C. McChristian

During his five years in the army, Private William Edward Matthews wrote a series of exceptionally detailed and engaging letters to his family back home in Maryland describing his life in the Arizona and New Mexico Territories. Eddie Matthews’s letters, published here for the first time, provide an unparalleled chronicle of one soldier’s experiences in garrison and in the field in the post–Civil War Southwest.

American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume III

Flintlock Alterations and Muzzleloading Percussion Shoulder Arms, 1840-1865
By George D. Moller

Like the first two volumes of American Military Shoulder Arms, this exhaustive reference work will be a must for serious arms collectors, dealers, and museum specialists.

The American Military Frontiers

The United States Army in the West, 1783-1900
By Robert Wooster

This multifaceted narrative will shape students' understanding of the frontier military experience.

From Western Deserts to Carolina Swamps

A Civil War Soldier's Journals and Letters Home
Edited by John P. Wilson

These journals and letters offer details of an epic march from Fort Bridger, Wyoming, to New Mexico, a firsthand account of the Battle of Valverde, and a soldier's efforts to understand ongoing events as the country rushed toward the outbreak of hostilities.

Subjects: HistoryMilitary

Juan Domínguez de Mendoza

Soldier and Frontiersman of the Spanish Southwest, 1627-1693
Edited by France V. ScholesMarc SimmonsJosé Antonio Esquibel
Translated by Eleanor B. AdamsFrance V. Scholes

This book, the final volume in the Coronado Historical Series, recognizes the career of Juan Domínguez de Mendoza, a soldier-colonist who was as instrumental as any governor or friar in shaping Hispano-Indian society in New Mexico.

American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume I

Colonial and Revolutionary War Arms
By George D. Moller

Lavishly illustrated with more than four hundred vivid photographs of muskets, rifles, carbines, and other arms, this book offers an intelligent analysis of the shoulder arms procured and used by the colonists, colonial and state governments, and the Continental Congress.

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