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Vanishing Arizona: A Young Wife of an Officer of the U.S. 8th Infantry in Apacheria During the 1870's

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A lady, the desert, the army and the Apaches
This is the account of the life of a young army wife who followed her husband-a second lieutenant of infantry-after the turbulent years of the American Civil War, in which he had served, to what was considered the wildest and most remote of frontier outposts in the American south west. Life within the Army in Arizona came as som
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Paperback, 232 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Leonaur Ltd
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Gayle
Interesting for those who are familiar with the heat and the desert of Arizona or involved in military life. Otherwise probably not a great read. It is a reminder of how writing styles and speech change over the decades; there is a great difference from today's vernacular.
Sara
This book is great for a Native Arizona person. But if you can't relate the areas that she's talking about to what they are currently then you will lose interest quick. It was amazing how people survived Arizona living without ice or window covers.
Schokocognac
Aug 23, 2013 Schokocognac rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Arizona lovers
Shelves: arizona, nostalgia
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and will read it again. Wonderful and truly a treat for those in love with the desert (but who also realize how terrible it is)
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