Camping On The Trail, Or Some Experiences In The Indian Country Containing Numerous Notes On The Art Of Travel .

By: Farrow, Edward S.

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Book Condition: Very Good+


284 pages, illustrations, original green pictorial cloth, lettering slightly dulled on spine, slight edge wear. Farrow was an instructor of tactics at West Point, and Commanded Indian scouts in the Department of the Columbia. A "how to" hand-book for officers and soldiers on the frontier. Information on horses, equipment and supplies, how to travel in the mountains, marching, crossing rivers, the camp, mess, living off the country, tracking Indians, the trail, signs, and signals. Also a section on Chinook Vocabulary. Originally published in 1881, most useful in its day. Howes F56, Rader 1345.

Title: Camping On The Trail, Or Some Experiences In The Indian Country Containing Numerous Notes On The Art Of Travel .

Author Name: Farrow, Edward S.

Categories: Native Americans,

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Arms Publishing CO.: 1902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Type: Book

Seller ID: 016192

Keywords: Indian Wars, Civil War, overland travel, scouts, cavalry, Chinook