Sagebrush Soldier: Private William Earl Smith’s View of the Sioux War of 1876


ISBN: 0806122099


Smith, Sherry L.. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press (1989). First Edition. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xviii, 158 pages. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. A clean, attractive copy. “Sagebrush Soldier is an account of military life during the Indian Wars in the late nineteenth-century West. Private William Earl Smith describes daily camp life, battle scenes, and the behavior of famous men – Ranald Mackenzie and George Crook – in public and private poses.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.