Journal of Army Life 1874 by Surgeon Rodney Glisan ~ Indian Wars ~ Oklahoma Oregon Territory California Arkansas ~ Doctors ~ First Edition


Title: Journal of Army Life

Author: R. [Rodney] Glisan

Description: First Edition. Boards are worn and soiled; some loss of material at spine ends. Twenty-one illustrations on plates, including frontispiece, plus a fold-out chart of meteorological data at the rear. xi, 511 pages. 8vo. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve.

Military and medical memoirs of Dr. Rodney Lawrence Glisan (1827-1890), who served on the frontier with the U.S. Army and was well known as a medical authority in the 19th century. The narrative, which is often drawn from his journals, mainly chronicles his eleven years of service (1849-1861) during the Indian Wars. Quite a bit of material from time in the Oregon Territory, California, and the Indian Territory (Oklahoma), as well as Arkansas and the Washington Territory.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: A. L. Bancroft and Company
Place: San Francisco
Year: 1874

Keywords: Indian Wars, history, Army, medical, doctors, Indian Territory, Oregon, Oregon Territory, Washington Territory, California, Oklahoma, Arkansas,

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