Prudent Soldier: A Biography of Major General E. R. S. Canby, 1817-1873: His Military Service in the Indian Campaigns, in the Mexican War, in California, New Mexico, Utah, and Oregon; in the Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi West, and as Military Governor in the Post-war South
This first biography of Canby filled a major gap in the history of western military figures. Canby was assassinated in 1873 at the hands of Captain Jack whicle trying to settle the Modoc difficulties in northern California. His life included service throughout the west and the Civil War.
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