Journal of Lt. Thomas W. Sweeny 1849-1853 edited by Arthur Woodward SIGNED ~ Yuma Indians ~ History ~ Indian Wars ~ California ~ Arizona


Title: Journal of Lt. Thomas W. Sweeny 1849-1853

Author: Thomas W. Sweeny / Edited by Arthur Woodward

Description: Signed by Arthur Woodward on half-title page. Burgundy cloth, gilt stamped spine, and saguaro cactus blind stamped on front cover. Light blemishing on front cover (mostly along bottom edge), else fine. Nine plates with illustrations from photographs. ix, (10)-278, [1] pp.

The journal of the Irish-Amerian soldier, Lt. Thomas William Sweeny (1820-1892), in the years 1849-1853, recording his experiences in southern California and Arizona in the wider context of the Yuma War. Includes a 19-page introduction by historian Arthur Woodward, more than fifty pages of bibliographic notes, and an index.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Westernlore Press
Place: Los Angeles
Year: 1956

Keywords: Great West and Indian Series, Yuma War, Yuma Indians, Indian Wars, California, Arizona, history, frontier, Samuel Heintzelman, Yuma Expedition, San Diego, John W. Davidson, Cocopah, Fort Yuma,

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