Sandbag Castle on the Plains

Cimarron Redoubt, Kansas, January 1873. As soon as I heard of the order I announced that I was coming, but it was necessary to obtain the commanding officer’s permission first. This seemed rather hopeless for a time, the general declaring I would “die in such a hole,” where I could have no comforts, but he did…

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Book review; It is the Feminine Quality…

Too often, we overlook the marketing and advertisement of books while excavating authors and pondering the literary significance of their words. While digging away in the archives, I uncovered  the Army Letters… book review in “Literary Digest”:   Book Review 1909; $2.00.  Camp life from the point of view of an army officer is a not…

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