Shirley A Leckie
Title Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier: The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
Binding Soft cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr
0803279299 / 9780803279292
Seller ID 016838
Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, second printing, 1990. In near fine condition, light edgewear. Alice was the wife of Benjamin H Brierson, a major general in the Civil War who won fame for a raid that contributed to the fall of Vicksburg. Her letters begin in 1866, when her husband reentered the army as colonel of the legendary "buffalo soldiers" of the Tenth Cavalry, and end with her death in 1888.