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The Antebellum Army


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For Section IV, An Army for the Nation

Post painting featuring Capt. Rafferty

Bradford, James C., ed. Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War & and Its Aftermath. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1993.

Cosmas, Graham A. An Army for Empire: The United States Army in the Spanish-American War. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1971.

Cozzens, Peter, ed. Eyewitnesses to the Indian Wars, 1865–1890, vol. 1, The Struggle for Apacheria. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2001.

Eales, Anne Bruner. Army Wives on the American Frontier: Living by the Bugles. Boulder, Colo.: Johnson Books, 1996.

Frazer, Robert W. Forts of the West: Military Forts and Presidios and Posts Commonly Called Forts West of the Mississippi River to 1898. Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. Paperback reprint of 1965 edition.

Hutton, Paul Andrew, and Robert M. Utley, eds. Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

Linn, Brian McAllister. The Philippine War, 1899–1902. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

McCullough, David. The Path between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870–1914. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977.

Stallard, Patricia Y. Glittering Misery: Dependents of the Indian Fighting Army. San Rafael, Calif.: Presidio Press; Boulder, Colo.: Old Army Press, 1978.

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