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Reminiscences of A Soldier's Wife

By: Biddle, Ellen McGowan

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. P. Lippincott: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8786

Condition: Very Good


259 pages, frontis, illustrations, INSCRIBED by the author, top edge gilt, very light fading to spine. The author accompanied her husband on various assignments in the West, Fort Lyon, Fort Robinson, account of the Germaine girls who were taken captives and rescued, Miles, Sherman, etc. Rader 356, Howes B426, Graff 288, "A very good account of Army life at western posts after the Civil War." View more info

Reminiscences of A Soldier's Wife Introduction by Peter Cozzens

By: Biddle, Ellen, McGowan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg PA, Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016166

ISBN: 0811720586

Condition: New


257 pages, frontis, illustrations. "Ellen McGowan Biddle was the wife of James Biddle, a U.S. Army officer who saw wide service on the frontier. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife is a collection of her articulate, astute observations about life in the Army. From Macon, Georgia, to Fort Robinson, Nebraska, Ellen McGowan Biddle followed her husband throughout his career until his retirement in 1896. Throughout her "reminiscences" she relates not only the day-to-day events of her life as an Army wife, but also the excitement, uncertainty, and sacrifice of life on the frontier." View more info