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Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis

edited and with an introduction by Alan D. Gaff and Donald H. Gaff
Format
Book
Published
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2017]
Language
English
Variant Title
Civil War exploits of Charles A. Curtis
Series
War and the Southwest Series
ISBN
9781574416695, 1574416693, 9781574416824
Contents
  • The adventure begins
  • Across the plains
  • Along the Santa Fé trail
  • Into New Mexico
  • Arrival in Santa Fé
  • Albuquerque and the Rio Grande
  • Arrival at Fort Craig
  • On the march
  • Encounter with Apaches
  • Las Cruces and Mesilla
  • New Mexico stories
  • Across the Jornada del Muerto
  • From Peralta to Fort Marcy
  • Quartermaster duty
  • Romantic entanglements
  • En route to Conejos
  • No potatoes, but a new assignment
  • Indian attack at Los Valles Grandes
  • Pueblos and Navajos
  • Indians of New Mexico
  • Lost in the wilderness
  • Winter quarters
  • Return to Jemez
  • Good-bye to Los Valles Grandes
  • Departure from Albuquerque
  • Headed to Fort Wingate
  • Inscription Rock
  • Sightseeing and a captive boy
  • Coues and consequences
  • Colorado Chiquito and a porcupine
  • Troubles with Coues and Indians
  • Arrival at Fort Whipple
  • Building a fort
  • The missing mail carrier
  • Horse flesh
  • A bad day fishing
  • Cash and carrying on
  • Life in Prescott
  • Fight at Red Rocks
  • Politics and punishment
  • Into the desert
  • Water in several forms
  • La Paz
  • Major Thompson's scout
  • Last days at Fort Whipple
  • Doctor Coues in charge
  • A change in command
  • California and home.
Description
xiii, 575 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 546-560) and index.
Series Statement
War and the Southwest series ; number 13
War and the Southwest series ; no. 13
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