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Five Years a Cavalryman; Or kindle ✓ 1871 Western Frontier Library ↠ naturaltreatment ✓ First published in 1889 H H McConnell’s Five Years a Cavalryman remains one of the best accounts of what it was like to be an ordinary cavalryman on the post Civil War frontier Posted for fFirst published in 1889 H H McConnell’s Five Years a Cavalryman remains one of the best accounts of what it was like to be an ordinary cavalryman on the post Civil War frontier Posted for five years 1866 1871 with the Sixth US Cavalry at Fort Belknap and Fort Richardson in West Texas McConnell gives the unglorified inside story on his fellow enlisted men and the officers reporting candidly on their heavy drinking their general disorganization their boredom and their thieveryRegarding the

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The foreword to this edition William H Leckie summarizes McConnell’s frontier career and discusses his attitude toward the Tenth Calvary “buffalo soldiers” the Texas Rangers and officers such as Colonel Ranald MacKenzieH H McConnell settled in Jacksboro Texas where Fort Richardson is located and became a prominent citizen after his service in the US cavalry William H Leckie who wrote the Foreword is the author of The Buffalo Soldiers also published by the University of Oklahoma Press

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Five Years a Cavalryman; Or Sketches of Regular Army Life on the Texas Frontier 1866 1871 Western Frontier LibraryTexas Rangers he admits that they might be tolerable Indian fighters but in frontier towns where they would engage in “shooting scrapes and rows” with its citizens and soldiers they were a threat to peace than keepers of the same His tolerant attitude toward Native Americans is evident in his coverage of the arrest and trial of Satanta Big Tree and other Kiowas at Fort Sill in which he grants that General William Sherman’s concurrent visit to the post negatively affected their trialIn