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    Rare Account of a Soldier's Life on the Frontier

    W[illiam]. F. Hynes. Soldiers of the Frontier. [Place and publisher not indicated], 1943. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To my highly esteemed / and distinguished friend, / W. T. Barrett, with the / compliments of the author. / W. F. Hynes". Octavo. [1]-208 pages. With five illustrations. Publisher's original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the front board and spine. Accompanied by a custom slipcase. A very good to fine copy of a true military rarity.

    "From May, 1866, to May, 1869, Hynes served at Fort Caspar, Dakotah Territory and at Fort Laramie." [Graff]. Hynes served in Company E, Second Cavalry and spent most of his time along the Oregon and Bozeman Trails.

    Reference: Graff, 2038.

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