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    H. H. McConnell. Five Years a Cavalryman: or, Sketches of Regular Army Life on the Texas Frontier. Jacksboro, Texas: J. N. Rogers, 1889. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "Miss Alice Rogery, with compliments of the author/H H McConnell/Oct. 5, 1889." First edition. 12mo, 319 pages. Publisher's original binding in cloth with title stamped in gilt on front board and spine. Printed on pink paper. Minor rubbing is present on the bindings and pages exhibit some toning, but overall in very good condition.

    "The most lively and authentic account of cavalry life in West Texas after the Civil War." (Jenkins)

    References: Howes M59. Graff 2579. Rader 2280. Adams, Six-Guns 1393. Adams, Herd 1380. Raines, p. 142. Basic Texas Books 131.


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