Fort Stanton, An Illustrated History By Lynda A. Sanchez

Fort Stanton, An Illustrated History By Lynda A. Sanchez


A history of Fort Stanton, a U.S. military fort built in New Mexico in 1855 to protect settlements along the Rio Bonito in the Apache Wars. Kit Carson, John 'Black Jack' Pershing, Billy the Kid, and Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th Cavalry all lived here. Contents: Introduction (Frederick Nolan); Following Red Tail Hawk (A Brief History of Mogollon and Apache Peoples); The Cavalry Era, 1855-1896 (Conflict and Challenge on the New Mexico Frontier); The Public Health Era, 1899-1953 (Conquering the White Plague); A Doctor's Life at Fort Stanton; The Winds of War, 1939-1945 (The German Internment Camp); The World Beneath Our Feet (Fort Stanton Cove and Snowy River Passage); A Line in the Sand and a New Mission.

Add To Cart

ISBN-13: 9780977261437

ISBN-10: 0977261433

Authors: Lynda A. Sanchez; Photography by David L. Tremblay; Contribution by Frederick W. Nolan; Contribution by Jay Smith; Contribution by Robert M. Utley

Edition: First

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Write Designs, Ltd

Published: June 2009