Journal Articles on the

U.S. Military in the 19th Century Southwest

Compiled by Randy Vance

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American Indian Culture and Research Journal (E75 A5124)

Meadows, William C. “Honoring Native American Code Talkers Recognition Act 2008 (Public Law 110-420).” Vol. 35 No. 3 2011. (Navajo/Comanche/Hopi/Choctaw & others)


Arizona and the West / Journal of the Southwest (F806 A69)

Ball, Eve. “The Apache Scouts: The Apache Scouts: A Chiricahua Appraisal.” Vol. 7 No. 4 Winter 1965. (Apache/US Mil/Scouts)

Bell, William Gardner. “Dedication to John Gregory Bourke.” Vol. 13 No. 4 Winter 1971. (Anthropology/US Mil/We have several reels of microfilm of his writings.)

Bourke, John G., edited by Frank E. Casanova “General Crook Visits the Supais: As Reported by John G. Bourke.” Vol. 10 No. 3 Autumn 1968. (US Mil/Supais)

Brandes, Ray“A Guide to the History of U.S. Army Installations in Arizona, 1849-1886.” Vol. 1 No. 1 Spring 1959. (US Mil)

Burdick, Charles B. “A House on Navidad Street: The Celebrated Zimmermann Note on the Texas Border.” Vol. 8 No. 1 Spring 1966. (Gen/US/WWI)

Clendenen, Clarence C. “The Punitive Expedition of 1916: A Re-evaluation.” Vol. 3 No. 4 Winter 1961. (US/Mex/Pancho Villa)

Conrad, David E. “The Whipple Expedition in Arizona, 1853-1854.” Vol. 11 No. 2 Summer 1969. (US Mil/Explorer/Ind)

DeMontravel, Peter R. “General Nelson A. Miles and the Wounded Knee Controversy.” Vol. 28 No. 1 Spring 1986. (US Mil/Sioux)

Dinges, Bruce J. “Scandal in the Tenth Cavalry: A Fort Sill Case History, 1874.” Vol. 28 No. 2 Summer 1986. (US Mil/Buffalo Soldiers)

Dorr, L. L., M.D., edited by Marian E. Valputic and Harold H. Longfellow. “The Fight at Chiricahua Pass in 1869: As Described by L. L. Dorr, M.D.” Vol. 13 No. 4 Winter 1971. (Apache/US Mil)

Fletcher, Marvin E. “The Black Bicycle Corps.” Vol. 16 No. 3 Autumn 1974. (Black Troops/US Mil)

Garland, Hamlin, edited by Lonnie E. Underhill & Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. “The Cheyenne “Outbreak” of 1897: As Reported by Hamlin Garland.” Vol. 15 No. 3 Autumn 1973. (Cheyenne/US Mil)

Green, Duff C. Lt., edited by Ronnie C. Tyler. “Exploring the Rio Grand: Lt. Duff C Green’s Report of 1852.” Vol. 10 No. 1 Spring 1968. (US Mil/Exploring)

Hamilton, Allen Lee. “The Warren Wagon Train Raid: Frontier Indian Policy at the Crossroads.” Vol. 28 No. 3 Autumn 1986. (US Mil/Kiowa/Comanche/Southern Plains Tribes)

Hansen, Arthur A. “Cultural Politics in the Gila River Relocation Center, 1942-1943.” Vol. 27 No. 4 Winter 1985. (US Gov/Japanese)

Harte, John Bret. “Conflict at San Carlos: The Military, Civilian Struggle for Control, 1882-1885.” Vol. 15 No. 1 Spring 1973. (US Mil/Gov Agents/ Apaches)

Hastings, James R. “The Tragedy at Camp Grant 1871.” Vol. 1 No. 2 Summer 1959. (Apaches/US Mil)

Hughes, Willis B. “The First Dragoons on the Western Frontier, 1834-1846.” Vol. 12 No. 2 Summer 1970. (US Mil)

Hunter, Leslie Gene. “The Mojave Expedition of 1858-59.” Vol. 21 Vol 2 Summer 1979. (Mojave/US Gov)

Hyde, John M., edited by Henry P. Walker, “An Indian Scare on the Coloradeo River in 1880: The Letters of Lieutenant John M. Hyde.” Vol. 26 No. 2 Summer 1984, (US Mil/Chemehuevi-Mohave)

Iverson, Peter, “Carlos Montezuma and the Fort McDowell Yavapai Community.” Vol. 22 No. 4 Winter 1981. (Yavapai/Apache/US Mil)

King, James T. “George Crook: Indian Fighter and Humanitarian.” Vol. 9 No. 4 Winter 1967. (US Mil/Ind)

Mechren, Lawrence L., editor. “Scouting for Mescaleros: The Price Campaign of 1873.” Vol. 10 No. 2 Summer 1968. (Apache/US Mil/ Price)

Murphy, Lawrence R. “Cantonment Burgwin, New Mexico, 1852-1860.” Vol. 15 No. 1 Spring 1973. (US Mil./Ind./ Mex)

Nalty, Bernard C. and Truman R. Strobridge. “Captain Emmet Crawford, Commander of Apache Scouts, 1882-1886.” Vol. 6 No. 1 Spring 1964. (Apache/US Mil)

Parman, Donald L. “‘The Big Stick’ in Indian Affairs: the Bai-a-Lil-Le Incident in 1909.” Vol. 20 No. 4 Winter 1978. (Navajo/US Gov)

Park, Joseph F. “The Apaches in Mexican-American Relations, 1848-1861.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Summer 1961. (Apache/Mex/US)

Pope, Captain John edited and annotated by Robert M. Utley. “Captain John Pope’s Plan of 1853 for the Defense of New Mexico.” Vol. 5 No. 2 Summer 1963. (Plan not adopted) (US Mil/ Apache/Comanche/Navajo/Ute/Ind)

Presley, James. “Santa Anna’s Invasion of Texas: A Lesson in Command.” Vol. 10 No. 3 Autumn 1968. (TX/Mex/Mil)

Radbourne, Allan. “The Education of Mickey Free: Conflict and Acculturation in Arizona-Sonora Borderland.” Vol. 46 No. 3 Autumn 2005. (Apache/US Mil)

Roark, Albert E. “Doctor Gatling’s Gun.” Vol. 4 No. 4 Winter 1962. (US Mil/Gen)

Sacks, Benjamin H., editor. “New Evidence on the Bascom Affair.” Vol. 4 No. 3 Autumn 1962. (Apache/US Mil)

_____. “The Origins of Fort Buchanan: Myth and Facts.” Vol. 7 No. 3 Autumn 1965. (US Mil)

Scheips, Paul J. “Will Croft Barnes, Soldier and Citizen of Arizona.” Vol. 2 No. 3 Autumn 1960. (US Mil)

Scott, Charles A., edited & annotated by John M. Ellis and Robert E. Stowers. “The Nevada Indian Uprising of 1860: As Seen by Private Charles A. Scott.” Vol. 3 No. 4 Winter 1961. (US Mil/Ind)

Tate, Michael L. “Soldiers of the Line: Apache Companies in the U.S. Army, 1891-1897.” Vol. 16 No. 4 Winter. (US Mil)

Tate, Michael L. “Soldiers of the Line: Apache Companies in the U.S. Army, 1891-1897.” Vol. 16 No. 4 Winter. (US Mil)

Teal, John W., edited by Henry P. Walker. “Soldier in the California Column: The Diary of John W. Teal.” Vol. 13 No. 1 Spring 1971. (US Mil)

Theisen, Lee Scott, editor. “The Fight in Lincoln, N.M., 1978: The Testimony of Two Negro Participants.” Vol. 12 No. 2 Summer 1970. (US Mil/Buffalo Soldiers?/Gen)

Thompson, Gerald E., editor. ‘To the People of New Mexico:’ General Carleton Defends the Bosque Redondo.” Vol. 14 No. 4 Winter 1972. (Navajo/Mescalero/US Gov)

Thrapp, Dan L. “Dan O’Leary, Arizona Scout: A Vignette.” Vol. 7 No. 4 Winter 1965. (Scouts)

Underhill, Lonnie E., editor. “Dr. Edward Palmer’s Experiences with the Arizona Volunteers, 1865-1866.” Vol. 26 No. 1 Spring 1984. (Apache/Pima/Maricopa/Mexican/US Mil)

Utley, Robert M. “The Bascom Affair: A Reconstruction.” Vol. 3 No. 1 Spring 1961. (Apache/US Mil)

Wallace, Andrew. “Across Arizona to the Big Colorado: The Sitgreaves Expedition of 1851.” Vol. 26 No. 4 Winter 1984. (US Mil/Explorer)

Wallace, Ernest and Adrian S. Anderson. “R. S. Macknzie and the Kickapoos: the Raid into Mexico 1973.” Vol. 7 No. 2 Summer 1965. (US Mil/Kickapoo/Mex)

Wooster, Robert. “A Difficult and Forlorn Country: The Military Looks at the American Southwest, 1850-1890.” Vol. 28 No. 4 Winter 1986. (US Mil)

Work, David. “Their Life’s Blood: The Tenth Cavalry in Arizona, 1914-1921.” Vol. 46 No. 4 Winter 2005. (US Mil/Buffalo Soldiers/US/Mexican Border)


Chronicles of Oklahoma (F691 C55)

“Military Reminiscences of Captain Richard T. Jacob.” Vol. 2 No. 1 March 1924 Pp. 9-36. (Mil)

“The Forks of the Arkansas.” Vol. 2 No. 1 March 1924. (Mil)

Agnew, Brad. “Dodge-Leavenworth Expedition of 1834” Vol. 35 No. 3 1975 Pp. 376-396. (Mil)

__________. “War Against the Comanches.” Vol. 49 No. 2 1971 Pp.211-229. (Comanche)

Allgood, Samuel Y. “Historic Spots and Actions in the Washita Valley.” Vol. 5 No. 2 June 1927 Pp. 221-233. (Mil/OK)

Ballenger, T. L. “Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston’s March through Indian Territory in 1855.” Vol. 47 No. 2 1969 Pp. 132-135 (Mil/Ind)

Boydstun, Q. B. “Fort Gibson Ruin.” Vol. 50 No. 3 1972 Pp. 289-297. (Mil)

Carriker, Robert C. “Mercenary Heroes: The Scouting Detachment of the Indian Territory Expedition 1874-1875.” Vol. 51 No.3 1973 Pp. 309-324. (Mil)

Corbett, William P. “Rifles and Ruts: Army Road Builders in Indian Territory.” Vol. 60 No. 3 1982 Pp. 294-309. (Mil)

Custer, Brevet Major General G.A. “In Memoriam: Lovis McLane Hamilton, Captain 7th U.S. Cavalry” Vol.46 No. 4 1968 Pp. 362-386. (Mil)

Davis, Carl L. & LeRoy H. Fischer .“Dragoon Life in Indian Territory.” Vol. 48 No. 1 1970 Pp. 2-24. (Mil/Ind)

Ediger, Theodore A. & Vinnie Hoffman. “Some Reminiscences of the Battle of the Washita.” Vol. 33 No. 2 1955 Pp. 137-141 (Mil/Ind)

Estep, Raymond. “The Texas Indians and the Founding of Fort Cobb.” Vol. 38 No. 3 1960 pp. 274-309. (Mil/Ind)

_______. “Lieutenant William E. Burnet Letters.” Vol. 38 No. 4 1960 Pp. 369-396. (Mil/ Ind)

_______. “Lieutenant William E. Burnet Letters.” Vol. 39 No. 1 1961 Pp. 15-41 (Mil/ Ind)

Foreman, Carolyn Thomas. “Col. Jesse Henry Leavenworth.” Vol. 13 No. 1 March 1935 Pp. 14-29. (Mil)

_______. “General Benjamin Henry Grierson.” Vol. 24 No. 2 Summer 1946 Pp. 195-218. (Mil)

_______. “Black Beaver.” Vol. 24 No. 3 Autumn 1946 Pp. 269-292. (Ind/Scout)

_______. “Dutch the Cherokee.” Vol. 27 No. 3 Autumn 1949 Pp. 252-267. (Cherokee/Scout)

_______. “General William Babcock Hazen.” Vol. 20 No. 4 Dec 1942 Pp. 360-371. (Mil)

Foreman, Grant. “A Journal Kept by Douglas Cooper of an Expedition by a Company of Chickasaws in Quest of Comanche Indians.” Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1927 Pp. 381-390. (Ind/ Mil- Indians vs Indians)

Griswold, Gillett. “Old Fort Sill: The First Seven Years.” Vol. 36 No. 1 1958 Pp. 2-14. (Mil)

_______. “Camp Comanche.” Vol. 73 No. 3 1995 Pp. 322-340. (Mil/Comanche)

Hazen, Gen. William B. “Some Corrections of ‘Life on the Plains’.” (Custer) Vol. 3 No. 4 Dec. 1925 Pp. 295-318. (Mil)

Hoig, Stan. “The Northern Cheyenne Exodus and the 1878 Battle of Turkey Springs.” Vol. 80 No. 1 2002 Pp. 4-19. (Cheyenne)

Kalisch, Phillip A. & Beatrice J. “Indian Territory Forts—1839-1865.” Vol. 50 No. 1 1972 Pp- 65-81. (Mil)

Kroeker, Marvin. “Colonel W. B. Hazer in the Indian Territory.” Vol. 42 No.1 1962 Pp. 53-73. (Mil)

Lees, William B. & Douglas D. Scott & C. Vance Haynes. "History Underfoot: The Search for Physical Evidence of the 1868 Attack on Black Kettle’s Village.” Vol. 39 No. 2 2001 Pp. 158-181. (Mil/Ind)

Lockard, F. M. “A Version of a Famous Battle.” (Beecher’s Island) Vol. 5 No. 3 Sept 1927 Pp. 297-310 (Mil/Ind)

Mellor, Wm. J. “The Military Investigation of Colonel John M. Chivington following the Sand Creek Massacre.” (Mil/ Ind)

Merrill, James M. “General Sherman’s Letter to His Son.” Vol. 47 No. 2 1969 Pp. 126-131. (Mil/Ind)

Moore, Col. Horace L. “The Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry in the Washita Campaign.” Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec 1924. Pp. 350-365 (Mil/Ind)

Morrison, James D. “Travis G. Wright and Leavenworth Expedition.” Vol. 25 No. 1 Spring 1947 Pp. 7-14. (Mil)

Morrison, W. B. “Fort Arbuckle.” Vol. 6 No.1 March 1928.

Murphy, John. “Reminiscences of the Washita Campaign and of Darlington Indian Agency.” Vol. 1 No. 3 June 1923 Pp. 259-278. (Ind/Mil)

Nesbitt, Paul. “Battle of the Washita.” Vol. 3 No. 1 April 1925 Pp. 3-32. (Mil/Ind)

Nye, Captain Wilbur S. “Excitement on the Sweetwater.” Vol. 16 No. 2 June 1938 Pp. 241-249. (Mil/Ind)

Perrine, Fred S. and Grant Foreman. “Dragoon Expedition 1834-1835.” Vol. 35 No. 3 Sept. 1925 Pp. 175-215. (US Mil)

Radzyminski, Stanley F. “Charles Radzyminski.” Vol. 38 No. 4 1960 Pp. 354-368. (Mil)

Rea, Bob “The Washita Trail” vol. 76 No. 3 1998 Pp. 244-261 (Mil/Trails/Ind)

Rister, C. C. “Colonel A. W. Evan’s Christmas Day Indian Fight (1868).” Vol. 16 No. 3 Sept. 1938 Pp. 275-301. (Mil/Ind)

Schoenberger, Dale T. “Lieutenant George N. Bascom at Apache Pass, 1861.” Vol. 51 No. 1 1973 Pp. 84- 91. (Apache/Mil)

Sherman, Caroline B. “A Young Army Officer’s Experience in Indian Territory.” Vol. 13 No. 2 June 1935 Pp. 146-153. (Mil)

Shirk, George H. “Peace on the Plains.” Vol. 28 No. 1 Spring 1950 Pp. 2-41.(Mil/Ind)

_________. “Mail Call at Fort Washita.” Vol. 33 No. 1 1955 Pp. 14-35. (Mil)

_________. “Action on Chilocco Creek.” Vol. 36 No. 3 1957 Pp. 234-257. Map (Mil)

_________. “Campaigning with Sheridan: A Farrier’s Diary.” Vol. 37 No. 1 1959 Pp. 68-105. (Mil)

_________. “Military Duty on the Western Frontier.” Vol. 47 No. 2 1969 Pp. 118-125. (Mil/Ind)

_________. “Journal of Private Johnson.” Vol. 49 No. 4 1971 Pp. 437-451. (Mil/Ind)

Stoddard, Francis R. “Amiel Weeks Whipple.” Vol. 28 No. 3 Autumn 1950 Pp. 226-231. (Mil)

Summer, Christian F. “‘Famous Officers I have Known’—Gen. Edward Hatch.” Vol. 5 No. 2 June 1926 Pp. 185-195. (U.S. Mil)

Swett, Morris. “Sergeant I-See-O, Kiowa Indian Scout.” Vol. 13 No. 3 Sept 1935 Pp. 341-354. (Mil/Ind)

Taylor, Morris F. “The Carr-Penrose Expedition, 1868-1869.” Vol. 51 No. 2 1973 Pp. 159-176. (Mil/Ind)

Thetford, Francis. “Battle of the Washita Centennial, 1968.” Vol. 46 No. 4 1968 Pp. 358-361. (Mil/Ind)

Thoburn, Joseph B. “Horace P. Jones, Scout and Interpreter.” Vol. 2 No. 4 Dec. 1924 Pp. 380-391. (Mil/Ind)

Thomas, Phillip Drownen. “The United States Army as the Early Patrons of Naturalists in the Trans- Mississippi West, 1803- 1820.” Vol. 56 No. 2 1978 Pp. 171-193. (Mil)

Trafzer, Cliff. “Comanche Killer or Commentator? Captain Marcy the Ethnographer.” Vol. 58 No. 1 1980 Pp. 53-64. Picture of Marcy (Mil/Ind)

Van Zandt, Howard F. “The Battle of Washita Revisited.” Vol. 62 No. 1 1984 Pp. 56-69. (Mil/Ind)

Wright, Muriel H. “A History of Fort Cobb.” Vol. 34 No. 1 1956 Pp. 53-71. (Mil)

Wyckoff, Don G. & Towana Spivey. “Archaelogical Investigation of Fort Washita.” Vol. 49 No. 4 1971 Pp. 492-503. (Mil/ Ind)

Young, Otis E. “Dragoons on the Santa Fe Trail in Autumn of 1843.” Vol. 32 No. 1 Spring 1954 Pp. 42-51. (Mil)


Great Plains Journal (F591 G76)

Tate, Michael L. “Randolph B. Macy: First Explorer of the Wichita.” Spring 1976 Vol. 15 No. 2. (Explorer/ Mil)


Great Plains Quarterly (F591 G762)

Dunlay, Thomas W. “Friend and Allies: The Tonkawa Indians and the Anglo-American, 1823-1884.” Vol. 1 No. 3 Summer 1981. (Tonkawa)

Greybill, Andrew R. “Rangers, Mounties, and the Subjugation of Indigenous Peoples, 1870-1885.” Vol. 24 No. 2 Spring 2004 (Comanche/Kiowa/ Buffalo)

Hack, Steven C. “This Must Have Been a Grand Sight: George Bent and the Battle of Platte Bridge.” Vol. 30 No. 1 Winter 2010. (Cheyenne/Arapaho)

Leiker, James N. “Black Soldiers at Fort Hays, Kansas, 1867-1869: A Study in Civilian and Military Violence.” Vol. 17 No. 1 Winter 1997. (US Mil)


The Journal of Arizona History

Altshuler, Constance Wynn, editor. “At Noon in Mesilla.” Vol. 9 No. 4 Winter 1968. (US/Mex/Mexican)

_____. “Military Administration in Arizona, 1854-1865.” Vol. 10 No. 4 Summer 1969. (US Mil)

_____. “Men and Brothers.” Vol. 19 No. 3 Autumn 1978. (US Mil/Maricopa)

Avillo, Phillip J. Jr. “Fort Mojave: Outpost on the Upper Colorado.” Vol. 11 No. 2 Summer 1970. (US Mil/Forts)

Ball, Larry D. “Tom Horn and the ‘Talking Boy’ Controversy.” Vol. 45 No. 4 Winter 2004. (Apache/Scouts/US Mil)

_____."‘That Miserable Book’: Life of Tom Horn, Government Scout and Interpreter.” Vol. 48 No. 4 Winter 2007. (Scout/ US Mil)

Brinckerhoff, Sidney B. “Military Headgear in the Southwest, 1846-1890.” Vol. 4 No. 4 Winter 1963. (US Mil)

_____. “Metal Uniform Insignia of the U.S. Army in the Southwest, 1846-1902.” Vol. 6 No. 2 Summer 1965. (US Mil)

Brodhead, Michael J. “Elliott Coues and the Apaches.” Vol. 14 No. 2 Summer 1973. (Apache/US Mil)

Brophy, A. Blake. “Fort Fillmore, N.M., 1861 Public Disgrace and Private Disaster.” Vol. 9 No. 4 Winter 1968. (US Mil)

Brown, Stanley C. “Whatever Happened to Joseph McLernon, Killed at the Battle of Big Dry Wash?” Vol. 39 No. 1 Spring 1998. (Apache/US Mil)

Byar, Charles, editor. “Gatewood Reports to His Wife from Geronimo’s Camp.” Vol. 7 No. 2 Summer 1966. (Apache/US Mil)

Chapel, William L. “Camp Rucker: Outpost in Apacheria.” Vol. 14 No. 2 Summer 1973. (US Mil/Apache)

Davidson, Lori. “Fifty Years at Fort Apache.” Vol. 17 No. 3 Autumn 1976. (US Mil/Apache)

_____. “New Light on the Cibecue Fight: Untangling Apache Identities.” Vol. 20 No. 4 Winter 1979. (Apache/US Mil)

"Documents of Arizona History: A Conversation Between General James H. Carleton and Sam Hughes in 1862.” Vol. 4 No. 3 Fall 1963. (US Mil)

Doerner, Rita. “Sinew Riley, Apache Scout.” Vol. 14 No. 4 Winter 1973. (US Mil/Apache)

Du Bois, John Van Deusen. “Battle on the Gila: Lt. John Van Deusen Du Bois’s Account of an Episode in the 1857 Gila-Apache Campaign.” Vol. 43 No. 2 Summer 2002. (Apache/US Mil)

Ellis, Richard N. “The Humanitarian Soldiers.” Vol. 10 No. 2 Summer 1969. (US Mil/Ind)

Finerty, John F., edited by Charles Collins. “On the March with Major Tupper’s Command: John Finerty Reports the Cibecue Campaign of 1881.” Vol. 40 No. 3 Autumn 1999. (Apache/US Mil)

Fink, Michael T. “Captain Ewell’s Fort Buchanan Affiction.” Vol. 49 No. 1 Spring 2008. (US Mil)

Flaccus, Elmer W. “Arizona’s Last Great Indian War: The Saga of Pia Machita.” Vol. 22 No. 1 Spring 1981. (Papago/US)

Gale, Jack C. “Hatfield Under Fire, May 15, 1886: An Episode of the Geronimo Campaigns.” Vol. 18 No. 4 Winter 1977. (US Mil/Apache)

_____. “Lebo in Pursuit.” Vol. 21 No. 1 Spring 1980. (US Mil/Buffalo Soldiers/Apache)

Hagemann, E. R. “Scout Out From Camp McDowell.” Vol. 5 No. 3 Fall 1964 (Apache/US Mil)

_____, editor. “Surgeon Smart and the Indians: An 1866 Apache Word-List.” Vol. 11 No. 2 Summer 1970. (Apache/US Mil)

Hedren, Paul L. “Captain Charles King at Sunset Pass.” Vol. 17 No. 3 Autumn 1976. (US Mil/Apache)

Holmes, Alice D. “‘And I Was Always with Him’: The Life of Jane Thorpy, Army Laundress.” Vol. 38 No.2 Summer 1997. (US Mil)

Howe, Jerome W. “Campaigning in Mexico, 1916.” Vol. 7 Nos. 3 & 4 Autumn, Winter 1966. (US/Mex)

Jonas, Tom. “Wells in the Desert: Retracing the Mexican War Trails of Kearny and Cooke Through Baja California.” Vol. 50 No. 3 Autumn 2009 (Trails/US Mil)

Loscher, Tricia. “Kate Thompson Cory: Artist in Hopiland.” Vol.43 No. 1 Spring 2002. (Hopi)

Lyon, Juana Fraser. “Archie McIntosh, the Scottish Indian Scout.” Vol. 7 No.3 Autumn 1966. (Scout)

McGeary, George D. “My Search for General Crook: The Interrupted Autobiography and the Mystery of the Missing Papers.” Vol. 41 No. 3 Autumn 2000. (US Mil/Crook)

Meise, Michael R. “The Battle of Big Dry Wash: Arizona’s Last Great Apache Fight.” Vol. 39 No. 1 Spring 1998. (Apache/US Mil)

Miller, Darlis A. “Civilians and Military Supply in the Southwest.” Vol. 23 No. 2 Summer 1982. (Merchants/Traders/US Mil)

Nabhan, Gary Paul. “Camel Whisperers: Desert Nomads Crossing Path.” Vol. 49 No. 2 Summer 2008. (US Mil/Gen)

Parra, Carlos Francisco. “Valientes Nogalenes: The 1918 Battle Between the U.S. and Mexico That Transformed Ambos Nogales.” Vol. 51 No. 1 Spring 2010. (US Mil/Mexican Mil/US/Mex border)

Peterson, Thomas Jr. “General Eugene Asa Carr: War Eagle.” Vol. 2 No. 3 Fall 1961. (US Mil)

Radbourne, Allan. “The Naming of Mickey Free.” Vol.17 No. 3 Autumn 1976. (US Mil/Apache)

_____. “The Education of Mickey Free: Conflict and Acculturation in Arizona-Sonora Borderland.” Vol. 46 No. 3 Autumn 2005. (Apache/US Mil)

Reed, Bill. “Fort McDowell : The “Most Unhappy Post.” Vol. 17 No. 3. (US Mil/Apache)

Robinson, Daniel, edited & annotated by Douglas C. McChristian and Larry L. Ludwig. “Eyewitness to the Bascom Affair: An Account by Sergeant Daniel Robinson, Seventh Infantry.” Vol. 42 No. 3 Autumn 2001. (Apache/US Mil)

Scott, Kim Allen. “Whiskey is the Enemy Most Formidable in this Campaign”: Capt. Gustavus Cheyney Doane’s Fight with Boredom and Vice during the Geronimo Pursuit.” Vol. 48 No. 1 Spring 2007. (US Mil/Apache)

Sykes, Glenton G. “Command Post at Andrade.” Vol. 19 No. 1 Spring 1978. (Water/US Mil)

Thrapp, Dan L. “The ‘Marriage’ of Al Sieber.” Vol. 11 No. 3 Autumn 1970. (US Mil/Scouts)

Tidball, Eugene C. “John C. Tidball: Soldier-Artist of the Great Reconnaissance.” Vol. 37 No. 2 Summer 1996. (Exploration/US Mil)

Turcheneske, John A. Jr. “John G. Bourke: Trouble Scientist.” Vol. 20 No. 3 Autumn 1979. (US Mil)

Upton, Larry T. and Larry D. Ball. “Who Robbed Major Wham? Facts and Folklore Behind Arizona’s Great Paymaster Robbery.” Vol. 38 No. 2 Summer 1997. (US Mil)

Wallace, Andrew. “General August V. Kautz in Arizona 1874-1878.” Vol. 4 Winter 1963. (US Mil)

Westerlund, John S. “U.S. Project Men Here: Building Navajo Ordnance Depot at Flagstaff.” Vol. 42 No. 2 Summer 2001. (US Mil/Indians)

_____. “Bombs from Bellemont: Navajo Ordnance Depot in World War II.” Vol. 42 No. 3 Autumn 2001. (US Mil)

Wharfield, Col. H. B. “A Fight with the Yaquis at Bear Valley, 1918.” Vol. 4 No. 3 Fall 1963. (Yaqui/ US Mil/Buffalo Soldiers)

Wood, Cynthia A. “The Lieutenant and the Lady: The Trails of Elizabeth Easton Morton.” Vol. 40 No. 2 Summer 1999. (US Mil/Women)

Woodward, Arthur. “Sidelights on Fifty Years of Apache Warfare.” Vol. 2 No. 3 Fall 1961. (Apache/US Mil)

Woody, Clara T. & Milton L. Schwartz. “War in Pleasant Valley the Outbreak of the Graham-Tewksbury Feud.” Vol. 18 No. 1 Spring 1977. (Range War/Cattlemen)  


Journal of the Indian Wars (E81 J66) 1999-2001

Colloway, Colin G. “Beyond Body Counts: Search for Multiple Meanings of Conflict in Indian Wars.” Vol. 2 No. 1 2001 (Ind/US Mil).

Courtesy of the Colorado State Historical Society and the Colorado University Press. “Cheyenne Dog Soldiers: A Ledgerbook History of Coups de Combat.” Vol. 1 No. 1 1999. (Cheyenne)

Craighead, Sarah L. “Washita Battlefield: An Introduction to a New National Historic Site.” Vol. 1 No. 1 1999. (Battle of Washita)

DeSpain, S. Matthew. “Captain Albert Barnitz and the Battle of the Washita: New Documents, New Insights.” Vol. 1 No. 2 1999. (Battle of DeSpain, S Matthew the Washita)

Grimes, Richard S. “The Ascent of the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers, 1838-1869.” Vol. 1 No. 4 2000. (Cheyenne)

Lees, William B. “Archaeological Evidence: The Attack on Black Kettle’s Village on the Washita.” Vol. 1 No. 1999. (Battle of the Washita)

Noyes, C. Lee. “A Tale of Two Battles: George Armstrong Custer and the Attacks at the Washita and the Little Bighorn.” Vol. 1 No. 1 1999. (Battle of the Washita)

Oman, Kerry R. “Island Besieged: Forsyth’s Scouts at the Battle of Beecher Island.” Vol. 1 No. 4 2000. (US Mil/Plains Ind)

Rea, Bob. “Sheridan & Custer: Camp Supply and the Winter Campaign of 1868-1869.” Vol. 1 No. 1 1999. (Battle of the Washita)


Journal of the Southwest (F806 A69)

Mahaney, Nancy and John R. Welch. “The Legacy of Fort Apache: Interpretive Challenges at a Community Historic Site.” Vol. 44 No. 1 Spring 2002. (Apache/US Mil/Archaeology/Anthropology)

Rolak, Bruno J. “General Miles: Mirrors: the Heliograph in the Geronimo Campaign 1886.” Vol. 16 No. 2 Summer 1975. (US Mil/Apaches)

Yohn, Henry I. interview with comments by Constance Wynn Altshuler. “The Regulars in Arizona in 1866.” Vol. 16 No. 2 Summer 1975. (US Mil)


Kansas Historical Quarterly (F676 K33)

Kansas Historical Collection Section I: 1875-1928

Author/Editor, none. “Early Military Posts, Missions and Camps.” Vol. 1 1875-1878 Pp. 263-270. (US Mil/Trails)

Beach, James H. “Old Fort Hays.” Vol. 11 1909-1910 Pp. 571-580. (US Mil/Ind)

Brown, George W., edited by William E. Connelley. “Kansas Indian Wars.” Vol. 17 1926-1928 Pp. 134-139. (US Mil/Cheyenne)

_____, edited by William E. Connelley. “Life and Adventures of George W. Brown: Soldier, Pioneer, Scout, Plainsman, Buffalo Hunter.” Vol. 17 1926-1928 Pp. 98-134. (Buffalo Hunter/Scout/US Mil/Jack Stillwell)

Burgess, Henderson Lafayette. “The Eighteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, and Some Incidents Connected With Its Service on the Plains.” Vol. 13 1913-1914 Pp. 534-538. (Comanche/Plains Ind./US Mil)

Ellis, Anderson Nelson, Dr. “Some Reminiscences of the Frontier” Vol. 13, 1913-1914, Pp. 379-387. (US Mil/Doctor)

Ferguson, Samuel W. “With Albert Sidney Johnston’s Expedition to Utah, 1857.” Vol. 12 1911-1912 Pp. 303-312. (US Mil/Mormons)

Hurst, John and Sigmund Shlesinger (scout). “The Beecher Island Fight.” Vol. 15 1919-1922 Pp. 530-547. (US Mil/Scouts/Plains Ind)

Jenness, George B. “The Battle of Beaver Creek.” Vol. 9 1905-1906 Pp. 443. (US Mil/Arapaho/Cheyenne)

McBee, John, edited by William E. Connelley. “John McBee’s Account of the Expedition of the Nineteenth Kansas, as He Told It to William E. Connelley.” Vol. 17 1926-1928 Pp. 361-374. (US Mil/Plains Ind/Battle of Washita)

Montgomery, Mrs. Frank C. “Fort Wallace and Its Relation to the Frontier.” Vol. 17 1926-1928 Pp. 189-282. (US Mil/Ind)

Seabrook, S. L. “Expedition of Colonel E. V. Sumner Against the Cheyenne Indians, 1857.” Vol. 16 1923-1925 Pp. 306-315. (US Mil/Cheyenne)

Thoburn, Joseph B. “Indian Fight in Ford County in 1859.” Vol. 12, 1911-1912 Pp. 312-330. (Comanche/US Mil)

Walker, George M. “Eleventh Kansas Cavalry, 1865 and Battle of Platte Bridge.” Vol. 14 1915-1918 Pp. 332-340. Map (US Mil/Ind)

Wharton, Clifton, Major. “The Expedition of Major Clifton Wharton in 1844.” Vol. 16 1923-1925. Pp. 272-305. (Map/US Mil/Pawnee/Ind)

Whitney, Chauncey B. “Diary of Chauncey B. Whitney: A Scout with Forsyth at Beechers Island.” Vol. 12 1911-1912 Pp. 296-302. (Scout/US Mil/Ind)

Wynkoop, E. E. “Edward Wanshear Wynkoop.” Vol. 13 1913-1914 Pp. 71-79. (US Mil/Cheyenne/Sand Creek)

Kansas Historical Quarterly 1931-1977

Bailey, Mahlon. “Medical Sketch of the Nineteenth Regiment of Kansas Cavalry Volunteers.” Vol. 6 No.4 Nov. 1937. (Mil/Medicine)

Barry, Louise. “The Fort Leavenworth-Fort Gibson Military Road and the Founding of Fort Scott.” Vol. 11 No. 2 May 1942. (US Mil/Roads) with map

_____. “With the First U.S. Cavalry in Indian Country, 1859-1861.” Vol. 24 Nos. 3 & 4. (US Mil/Kiowa/Comanche)

Campbell, Hortense Balderston. “Camp Beecher.” Vol. 3 No.2 May 1934. (US Mil/Plains Ind/Cheyenne)

Cowles, D.D. 2nd Lt., edited by Weymouth T. Jordon Jr. “A Soldier’s Life on the Indian Frontier, 1876-1878: Letters of 2nd Lt. C.D. Cowles.” Vol. 38 No. 2 Summer 1972. (US Mil)

Danziger, Edmund J. Jr. “The Office of Indian Affairs and the Problem of Civil War Indian Refugees in Kansas.” Vol. 35 No. Autumn 1969. (US Mil/Gov)

DeZurko, Edward R. “A Report and Remarks on Cantonment Leavenworth.” Vol. 15 No. 4 Nov. 1947. (US Mil/drawing of post)

Ellis, Richard N., editor. “General Pope’s Report on the West, 1866.” Vol. 35 No. 4 Winter 1969. (US Mil/Ind)

Garfield, Marvin H. “The Military Post as a Factor in Frontier Defense of Kansas, 1865-1869.” Vol. 1 No. 1 Nov. 1931 Pp. 50-62. (US Mil./Ind.)

_____. “Defense of the Kansas Frontier, 1864-1865.” Vol. 1 No. 2 Feb.1932 .(US Mil/Ind)

_____. “Defense of the Kansas Frontier, 1866-1867.” Vol. 1 No. 4 Aug. 1932 Pp. 326-344. (US Mil/Comanche/Kiowa/Cheyenne/Arapaho)

_____. “Defense of the Kansas Frontier, 1868-1869.” Vol. 1 No. 5 Nov. 1932 Pp. 451-473. (US Mil/ Southern Plains Ind)

Hurt, R. Douglas. “The Construction and Development of Fort Wallace, Kansas, 1865-1882.” Vol. 43 No. 1 Spring 1977 (US Mil/Plains Ind)

Jackson, W. Turrentine. “The Army Engineers as Road Surveryors and Builders in Kansas and Nebraska, 1854-1858.” Vol. 17 No. 1 Feb. 1949. (with maps US Mil/Roads & Trails)

Karnes, Thomas L. “Gilpin’s Volunteers on the Santa Fe Trail.” Vol. 30 No. 1 Spring 1964. (US Mil/Trails)

Kirwan, John S. “Patrolling the Santa Fe Trail: Reminiscences of John S. Kirwan.” Vol. 21 No. 8 Winter 1955. (Trails/US Mil)

Millbrook, Minnie Dobbs. “The West Breaks in General Custer.” Vol. 36 No. 2 Summer 1970. (US Mil)

_____. “Custer’s First Scout in the West.” Vol. 39 No.1 Spring 1973. (US Mil)

_____. “Big Game Hunting with Custer, 1869-1870.” Vol. 41 No. 4 Winter 1975. (US Mil/Buffalo)

Omer, George E. Jr. “An Army Hospital: From Dragoons to Rough Riders–Fort Riley, 1853-1903.” Vol. 23 No. 4 Winter 1957. (US Mil)

Oliva, Leo E. “Fort Atkinson on the Santa Fe Trail, 1850-1854.” Vol. 40 No. 2 Summer 1974. (Trails/US Mil)

Powers, Ramon and Gene Younger. “Cholera on the Plains: the Epidemic of 1867 in Kansas.” Vol. 37 No. 4 Winter 1971. (Disease/US Army)

Stuart, Lt. J. E. B., edited by W. Stitt Robinson. “The Kiowa and Comanche Campaign of 1860 as Recorded in the Personal Diary of Lt. J. E. B. Stuart.” Vol. 23 No. 4 Winter 1957. (US Mil/Kiowa/Comanche)

Taylor, Morris F. “The Mail Station and Military Camp on Pawnee Fork, 1851-1860.” Vol. 36 No. 1 Spring 1970. (US Mil)

Wellman, Paul I. “Some Famous Kansas Frontier Scouts”. Vol. 1 No. 4 Aug. 1932 Pp. 345-359. (US Mil/Scouts/Cheyenne/Kiowa/Comanche)

Welty, Raymond L. “Supplying the Frontier Military Post.” Vol. 7 No. 2 May 1938. (US Mil)

_____. “The Policing of the Frontier by the Army, 1860-1870.” Vol. 7 No. 3 Aug. 1938. (US Mil/Comanche/Plains Ind)

West, G Derek. “The Battle of Sappa Creek (1875).” Vol. 34 No. 2 Summer 1968. (US Mil/Cheyenne)

White, Lonnie J. “Indian Raids on the Kansas Frontier, 1869.” Vol. 38 No. 4 Winter 1972. (US Mil/Southern Plains Tribes)


Kansas History 1978- to present (F676 K333)

Clapsaddle, David. “The Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road.” Vol. 14 No. 2 Summer 1991. (US Mil/Roads)

_____. “Conflict and Commerce on the Santa Fe Trail: The Fort Riley-Fort Larned Road, 1860-1867.” Vol. 16 No 2 Summer 1993. (Trails/ US Mil/Comanche/Kiowa/Cheyenne)

Craig, Stephen C. “Medicine for the Military: Dr. George M. Sternberg on the Kansas Plains, 1866-1870.” Vol. 21 No. 3 Autumn 1998. (US Mil)

Criqui, Orvel A. “A Northern Cheyenne Called Roman Nose.” Vol. 8 No. 3 Autumn 1985. (US Mil/Cheyenne)

Dixon, David. “A Scout with Custer: Edmund Guerrier on the Hancock Expedition of 1867.” Vol. 4 No. 3 Autumn 1981. (US Mil/Scouts/ Cheyenne)

Dobak, William A. “Fort Riley’s Black Soldiers and the Army’s Changing Role in the West, 1867-1885.” Vol. 22 No. 3 Autumn 1999. (US Mil/Buffalo Soldiers)

Drees, James David. “The Army and the Horse Thieves.” Vol. 11 No. 1 Spring 1988. (US Mil)

Haack, Steven C. “Gathering War Clouds: George Bent’s Memories of 1864.” Vol. 34 No. 2 Summer 2011. (Cheyenne/Traders/US Mil)

Hyslop, Stephen G. “One Nation Among Many: The Origins and Objectives of Pike’s Southwest Expedition.” Vol. 29 No. 1 Spring 2006. (Expolorer/US Mil)

Sherow, James E. and William S. Reeder Jr. “A Richly Textured Community: Fort Riley, Kansas, and American Indians, 1853-1911.” Vol. 21 No. 1 Spring 1998. (US Mil/Plains Ind)

Swords, Thomas and Charlotte, edited by Harry C. Myers From. “‘The Crack Past on the Frontier’: Letters of Thomas and Charlotte Sword.” Vol. 5 No. 3 Autumn 1982. (US Mil)

Trennert, Robert A. “Indian Policy on the Santa Fe Road: The Fitzpatrick Controversy of 1847-1848.” Vol. 1 No. 4 Winter 1978. (US Mil/Southern Plains Tribes/Comanche/ Roads) 

Young, William D. “The Military and Kansas History: Review Essay.” Vol. 27 No. 4 Winter 2004-2005. (US Mil)


Military History of the West (F381 T35)

Anderson, John Q. “Fort Elliot, Texas, Last Guard of the Plains Indians” Vol. 2 No. 4 November 1962 Pp. 243-254. (Mil/Indians)

Barr, Alwyn. “A Bibliography of Articles on Military History of Texas.” Vol. 2 No. 4 Nov 1962 Pp. 265-274. Map & Plan of Fort between Page 280-281 (Biblio)

_____. “A Bibliography of Articles on Military History of Texas.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Summer 1963 Pp. 111-113. (Biblio)

_____.“A Bibliography of Articles on the Military History of Texas.” Vol. 4 No. 4 Winter 1964 Pp. 285-28. (Biblio)

_____. “A Bibliography of Articles on the Military History of Texas.” Vol. 6 No. 1 Spring 1967 Pp. 107-110. (Mil)

Beck, Paul N. “Military Officers’ View of Indian Scouts, 1865-1890.” Vol. 23 No. 1 Spring 1993 (Mil)

Benner, Judith Ann. “The Making of a Soldier: The Indian Fighting Career of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, 1858-1861.” Vol. 16 No. 4 1980 Pp. 205-222. (Rangers & Indians)

Carlson, Paul “William R. Shafter as a Frontier Commander.” Vol. 12 No. 1 1975 Pp. 15-30. (Mil)

_____. “‘Pecos Bill’ Shafter on TX Frontier 1870-1875.” Vol. 15 No. 4 1979 Pp. 5-16. (Mil)

_____. “‘Pecos Bill’ Shafter Scouting the Llano Estacado.” Vol. 16 No. 1 1980 Pp. 33-54. (Trails Military)

_____ .“‘Pecos Bill’ Shafter Campaigning in Mexico 1876-1877.” Vol. 16 No. 4 1980 Pp. 223-246. (Mil & Ind)

Coppersmith, Clifford P. “Indians in the Army: Professional Advocacy and Regularization of Indian Military Service, 1889-1897.” Vol. 26 No. 2 Fall 1996 Pp. 159-186. (Indians)

Courtney, Bradley G. “One of the Most Remarkable Marches Ever Made: The Lawton Expedition and American Pursuit of Geronimo’s Band of Chiricahua Apaches. Vol. 34 No. 1 2004 (Apache/Mil)

_____. “The 10th Cavalry’s Company Pursues Geronimo, 27 April-3 May 1886.” (Apache/Mil)

Cox, Mike. “Old Fort Croghaw.” Vol. 5 No. 1 Spring 1965 Pp. 15-19. (Mil)

Crook, Cornelia and Garland. “Fort Lincoln, Texas.” Vol. 4 No. 3 Fall 1964 Pp. 145-161. (TX)

Cruse, J. Brett. “The Battle of Round Timber Creek and the Use of Experimental Carbines During the Red River War of 1874.” Vol. 38 2008 Pp. 51-84. Map and Photos (Mil/Ind) 

Cutrer, Thomas W. “My Wild Hunt after Indians 23 April-7 September 1860.” Vol. 21 No. 1 Spring 1991. (TX Rangers)

Day, James M., editor. “Israel Canfield on the Mier Expedition.” Vol. 3 No. 3 Fall 1963 Pp. 165-199. (TX Mil)

_____, editor. “Sources of Military History in the Texas State Archives.” Vol. 2 No. 2 May 1962 Pp. 113-125. (Ref)

Goldbdatt, Kenneth A. “Scout to Quitman Canyon, Report of Captain Geo W. Baylor of the Frontier Battalion.” Vol. 6 No. 2 Summer 1967 Pp. 149-159. (Rangers/Apache)

Harrison, Lowell H. “The Two Battles of Adobe Walls.” Vol. 5 No. 1 Spring 1965 Pp. 1-11. (Ind/Mil/Buffalo Hunters)

_____. “Supplying Texas Military Posts in 1876.” Vol. 4 Spring 1964 Pp. 23-24. (Mil)

Hatcher, John H. “Fort Phantom Hill.” Vol. 3 No. 3 Fall 1963 Pp. 154-164. (Mil)

Kane, Adam. “Army Politics and Indian Wars: Charles B. Gatewood and the Geronimo Campaign of 1886.” Vol. 26 No. 2 Fall 1996. (Apache)

Langellier, J. Phillip. “Camp Grant Affair” Vol. 15 No. 2 1979 Pp. 17-30. (Indians) 

Leach, John A. “Search and Destroy: Counter-Insurgency on the American Plains.” Vol.9 No. 1 1971 Pp. 55-60. (Mil/Ind)

Moclure, Charles R. “Neither Effective nor Financed.” Vol. 10 No. 2 1972. (N.M. /Ind)

Neilson, John. “I Long to Return to Fort Concho.” Vol. 24 No. 2 Fall 1994. (Ind Mil)

Notson, William M., Schmidt, Stephen, editors. “Fort Concho, 1868-1872: The Medical Officer's Observations.” Vol. 12 No. 2 Pp. 125-148. (Mil)

Pierce, Gerald S. “The Military Road Expeditions of 1840-1841.” Vol. 6 No. 2 Summer 1967 Pp. 115-135.-Map (Trails/Roads)

_____. “Burleson’s Northwestern Campaign.” Vol. 6 No. 3 Fall 1967 Pp. 190-201. Map (Trails/Roads)

Pingewot, Ben E., editor. “Journal of a Wagon Train Expedition from Fort Inge to El Paso Del Norte in 1850.” Vol. 25 No. 1. (Trails)

Rogers, Jerry L. “Luck, Logistics and Major Price: Problems of the Indian Territory Expeditions Autumn, 1874.” Vol. 8 1970. (Mil/Ind)

_____. “The Indian Territory Expedition: Winter Campaign, 1874-1875” Pp. 233-248 Vol. 8 No. 1 1970. Map (Ind/Mil)

_____. “The Flint and Steel: Background to the Red River War of 1874-1875” Vol.7 No. 3Fall 1969. (Ind/Mil)

_____. “To the Canyons of the Tule: Colonel Nelson A. Miles and the Indian Territory Expedition 1874.” Pp. 267-294 Vol. 7 No. 4 Winter 1968 Pp. 267-294. (Ind/Mil)

Salmon, Roberto Mario. “A Thankless Job.” Vol. 21 No. 1 Spring 1991.

Simpson, Harold B. “The Second U.S. Cavalry in Texas.” Pp. 55-75 (Ind/Mil)

Skaggs, Jimmy M. “Military Operations of the Cattle Trails” Vol. 6 No. 2 Summer 1967 Pp. 137-148. (Mil/Trails)

Smith, David P. “The Elm Creek Raid, 1864.” Vol. 19 Fall 1989 No. 2. (TX Indians)

Smith, Thomas T. “Fort Inge and the Texas Frontier Economy, 1849-1869.” Vol. 21 Fall No. 2. (Mil)

Steel, Volney. “Arrow Wounds and Military Surgeons in the West.” Vol. 30 No. 2 Fall 2000 Pp. 155-170. (Ind/Mil)

Stockel, H. Henrietta. “Scalping.” Vol. 27 No. 1 Spring 1997 Pp. 83-87. (Ind)

Tidball, Eugene C. “In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark.” Vol. 28 No. 2 Fall 1998. (Trail)

Turcheweske, John A. Jr. ”Arizonian & the Apache Prisoners at Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama: ‘They Do Not Die Fast Enough.” Vol. 11 No. 3 1973 Page 197. (Apache)

Van Horn, William. “Sheridan’s Saber: The 4th Cavalry Regiment in 1874.” Vol. 35 2005 Pp. 1-34. (Mil/Ind)

Vincent, V. A. “The Frontier Soldier Life in the Provincial Internal and Royal Regulations of 1772, 1766-1787.” Vol. 22 No. 1 1992 (Span Mil)

Wallace, Ernest. “Prompt in the Saddle: The Military Career of Ranald S. Mackenzie.” Vol. 9 No. 3 Pp. 161-190.  (Mil)

White, Lonnie J. “The Santa Fe Trail in ’65: The Military Defense of the Road.” Pp. 107-128(Trail/Mil/Ind)

_____. “New Sources Relating to the Battle of Adobe Walls, 1874.” Vol. 8 No. 1 1970. (Ind/Mil)

_____. “Letters of a Sixth Cavalryman Stationed at ‘Cantonment’ in Texas Panhandle, 1875.” Vol. 7 No. 2 Summer 1968 Pp. 77-102. (Ind/Mil)

_____. “The First Battle of the Palo Duro Canyon.” Vol. 6 No. 3 Fall 1967 Pp. 222-235. Map & Photos (Mil/Ind)

Winfrey, Dorman H. “Chief Bowles of the Texas Cherokee.” Vol. 2 No. 3 August 1962 Pp. 206-207 & 210-221. Picture and Map (Ind)

Wooster, Robert. “Military Strategy in the Southwest 1848-1860.” Vol. 15 No. 2 1979 Pp. 4-16. (Mil & Ind)


Mississippi Valley Historical Review (later, Journal of American History) (E171 J87)

Hay, Thomas R. “Some Reflections on the Career of General James Wilkinson.” Vol. 21 No. 4 March 1935. (US/Span/TX)

Mahon, John K. “Anglo-American Methods of Indian Warfare, 1676-1794.” Vol. 45 No. 2 Sept 1958. (US/Ind/Warfare)

McDermott, John Francis. “Washington Irving and the Journal of Captain Bonneville.” Vol. 43 No. 3 Dec. 1956. (US/Mil)

Pelzer, Luis. “Captain Ford’s Journal of an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains.” Vol. 12 No. 4 March 1926. (Trails/US Mil)

Perrine, Fred S., editor. “Hugh Evan’s Journal of Colonel Henry Dodge’s Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in 1835.” Vol. 14 No. 2 Sept. 1927. (Trails/US Mil.)

Young, Otis E. “The United States Mounted Ranger Battalion, 1823-1833.” Vol. 41 No. 3 Dec 1954. (US Mil/Plains Ind) Also known as the First Dragoons


New Mexico Historical Review (F791 N65)

Ayers, John. “A Soldier’s Experience in New Mexico.” Vol. 24 No. 4. (Mil)

Ball, Durwood. “Fort Craig, New Mexico, and the Southwest Indian Wars, 1854-1884.” Vol. 73 No. 2. (U.S. /Mil)

Barbour, Barton H. “Kit Carson and the ‘Americanization’ of New Mexico.” Vol. 77 No. 2. (Mil/Scout)

Beers, Henry Putney. “Military Protection of the Santa Fe Trail to 1843.” Vol. 12 No. 2 Pp. 1. (Mil/Trail/Roads)

Bender, A. B. “Military Posts in the Southwest, 1848-1860.” Vol. 16 No. 2. with Map (Mil)

Bender, Averam B. “Military Transportation in the Southwest, 1848-1860.” Vol. 32 No. 2. (Mil)

Bender, Norman J. “The Battle of Tierra Amarilla.” Vol. 63 No. 3. (Ute/Mil)

Billington, Monroe. “Black Soldiers at Fort Selden, New Mexico, 1866-1891.” Vol. 62 (Mil)

Bloom, Lansing B. “Bourke on the Southwest Part I” Vol. 8 Jan. 1933 No. 1 Page 1. (Mil)

_________. “Bourke on the Southwest Part II.” Vol. 9 Jan. 1934 No. 1 : 33; Part III Vol. 9 No. 2; Part IV Vol. 9 No. 3; Part V Vol. 9 No. 4. (Mil)

_________. “Bourke on the Southwest Part VIII.” Vol. 11 No. 1; Part IX Vol. 11 No. 2; Part-X Vol. 11 No. 3; Part XI Vol. 12 No. 1; Part XII Vol. 12 No. 4. (Mil)

_________. “Bourke on the Southwest Part XIII.” Vol. 13 No. 2. (Mil)

Brooks, Clinton E. and Reeves, Frank D., editors. “James A Bennett; A Dragoon in New Mexico, 1850-1856.” Vol. 22 No. 1; Contd. Vol. 22 No. 2. (Mil)

Clendenen, Clarence C. “General James Henry Carleton.” Vol. 30 No. 1. (Mil)

Crimmins, M. L. “Fort Fillmore.” Vol. 6 Oct. 1931 No. 4: 327. (Mil)

_________. “Col. Buell’s Expedition into Mexico in 1880.” Vol. 10 No. 2: 133 April 1935. (Mil)

Dinges, Bruce J. “The Victorio Campaign of 1880: Cooperation and Conflict on the United States-New Mexico Border.” Vol. 62 No. 1. (Apache/Mil)

Dunlay, Thomas W. M. “Indian Allies in the Armies of New Spain and the United States: A Comparative Study.” Vol. 56 No.3. (Ind/Span/U.S.)

Edrington, Thomas S. “Military Influence on the Texas-New Mexico Boundary Settlement.” Vol. 59 No. 4. Map (Mil)

Elder, Jane Lenz. “Homesick on the Road to Santa Fe: James J. Webb’s Private Diary, 1856.” Vol. 72 No. 2. (U.S. /Mil/Trails)

Flint, Richard and Flint, Shirley Cushing. “Fort Union and the Economy of Northern New Mexico." (U.S. /Mil)

Foote, Cheryl J. “‘My Husband was a Madman and a Murderer’: Josephine Clifford McCrakin, Army Wife, Writer and Conservationist.” Vol. 65 No. 2.

Foster, James Monroe Jr. “Fort Bascom, New Mexico.” Vol. 35 No. 1. (Mil)

Frazer, Robert W. “Purveyors of Flour to the Army: Department of New Mexico, 1849-1861.” Vol. 47 No. 3. (Mil/Traders)

_________. “Army Agriculture in New Mexico, 1852-1853.” Vol. 50 No. 4. (Mil)

Goodrich, James W. “Revolt at Mora, 1847.” Vol. 47 No. 1. (Gen)  

Ivey, James. “The Best Sutler's Store in America: James E. Barrow and the Formation of Traders Row at Fort Union, New Mexico, 1867-1916. Vol. 70 No. 3. (U.S. /Mil)

Kajencki, Francis C. “Charles Radziminski: Soldier of the American Southwest.” Vol. 66 No. 4. (U.S. / Mil)

Karr, Steven M. “Indian Depredation along Texas’s Rio Grande and Trans-Pecos Frontiers,1877-1882.” Vol. 79 No. 2 (Comanche/Apache/ U.S. Mil)

Kelly, Lawrence C. “Where Was Fort Canby?” Vol. 42 No. 1. (Mil)

Kessell, John L. “Campaigning on the Upper Gila.” Vol. 46 No. 2. (Mil/Apache)

Kraemer, Paul. “Sickliest Post in the Territory of New Mexico: Fort Thorn and Malaria, 1853-1860.” Vol. 71 No. 2. (U.S. / Mil)

Lahti, Janne. “‘Journey to the ‘Outside’: the U.S. Army on the Road to the Southwest.” Vol. 85 No. 4. (Mil/U.S.)

La Tourrette, Genevieve. “Fort Union Memories.” Vol. 26 No. 4. (Mil)

Lee, John D. “Mormon Battalion Diary.” Vol. 42 Nos. 3 & 4. (Mormon)

Lindgren, Raymond E. “A Diary of Kit Carson’s Navaho Campaign, 1863-64.” Vol. 21 No. 3. (Mil/Navajo)

Loyola, Sister Mary. “The American Occupation of New Mexico, 1821-1852 Part I.” Vol. 14 No. 1; Part II Vol. 14 No. 2; Part III Vol. 14 No. 3. (US/Mex)

Mangum, Neil C. “Old Fort Wingate in the Navajo War.” Vol. 66 No. 4. (Navajo/U.S. Mil)

McNitt, Frank. “Navajo Campaigns and New Mexico, 1847-1848.” Vol. 43 No. 3. (Navajo)

_________. “Origins of Fort Sumner.” Vol. 45 No. 2. (Mil)

Meyer, Michael C. “Letters from a Santa Fe Army Clerk.” Vol. 40 No. 2. (Mil)

Miller, Darlis A. “The Role of the Army Inspector in the Southwest: Nelson H. Davis in New Mexico and Arizona, 1863-1873.” Vol. 59 No. 2. (Mil)

Murphy, Lawrence R. “The United States Army in Taos, 1847-1852.” Vol. 47 No. 1. (Mil/ Taos)

Muzzall, Thomas A. “Across the Plains in 1866.” Vol. 32 No. 3. (Mil)

Myers, Lee. “Fort Webster on the Mimbres River.” Vol. 41 No. 1. (Mil/ Apache)

_________.  “Military Establishments in Southwestern New Mexico.” Vol. 43 No. 1. (Mil)

_________. “Illinois Volunteers in New Mexico 1847-1848” Vol. 47 No. 1. (Mil)

Myres, Sandra L. “Army Women’s Narratives as Documents of Social History: Some Examples from the Western Frontier, 1840-1900.” Vol. 65 No. 2. (U.S. Mil)

Opler, Morris E. “A Chiricahua Apache’s Account of the Geronimo Campaign of 1886.” Vol. 13 No. 4. (Apache)

Perrine, Fred S. “Uncle Sam’s Camel Corps.” Vol. 1 No. 4 Oct. 1926 (Mil)

_________. “Military Escorts on the Santa Fe Trail.” Vol. 2 No. 2 April 1927. (Drawings) (Mil/ Trail)

_________. “Military Escorts on the Santa Fe Trail." (Continuation) Vol. 2 July 1927 No. 3. (Mil/ Trails)

_________. “Military Escorts on the Santa Fe Trail. ”(Continuation from Vol. 2) Vol. 3 July 1928 No. 3. (Mil)

Pitcaithley, Dwight T. “The Third Fort Union: Architecture, Adobe and the Army.” Vol. 57 No. 2. (Mil)

Powers, Nellie Brown. “A Ride from Geronimo, the Apache.” Vol. 36 No. 2.(Apache)

Reagan, A. B. “Forts Robidoux and Kit Carson in Northeastern Utah.” Vol. 10 No. 2 Page 121 April 1935. (Mil)

Reeve, Frank D., editor. “Puritan and Apache.” Vol. 23 No. 4; Conclusion Vol. 24 No. 1. (Mil/ Apache)

_________, editor. “War and Peace: Two Arizona Diaries.” Vol. 24 No. 2. (AZ/ Ind)

_________, editor. “Frederick E. Phelp: A Soldier’s Memoir.” Vol. 25 No. 1; Vol. 25 No. 2; Vol. 25 No. 3; Vol. 25 No. 4 (Mil)

Ruhlen, George. “Kearny’s Route from the Rio Grande to the Gila River.” Vol. 32 No. 3. (Mil/ Trails)

Smith, Dwight L. “The Wheeler Survey in New Mexico and Arizona: Samuel E. Tillman’s Tour of Duty in 1873.” Vol. 66 No. 3. (U.S./ Mil/trails)

Smith, Sherry L. “A Window on Themselves: Perceptions of Indians by Military Officers and their Wives.” Vol. 64 No. 4. (Ind/ U.S. Mil)

Sweeney, Edwin R. “Cochise and the Prelude to the Bascom Affair.” Vol. 64 No. 4. (Apache/ U.S. Mil)

Tate, Michael L. “Pershing Pets’: Apache Scouts in Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916.” Vol. 66 No. 1. (Apache/U.S. Mil)

Taylor, Mendell Lee. “The Western Services of Stephen Watts Kearny 1815-1848.” Vol. 21 No. 3. (Mil)

Taylor, Morris F. “Campaign against the Jicarilla Apache 1854.” Vol. 44 No. 4 & Vol. 45 No. 2. (Jicarilla Apache)

Thomlinson, M. H. “The Dragoons and El Paso, 1848.” Vol. 23 No. 3. (Mil)

Tucker, John M. “Major Long’s Route from the Arkansas to the Canadian River, 1820.” Vol. 38 No. 3. Map (Mil/Trail)

Turcheneske, John Anthony, Jr. “John Gregory Bourke Material.” Vol. 59 No. 3. (Mine/Mil)

Utley, Robert M. “Fort Union and the Santa Fe Trail.” Vol. 36 No. 1. (Mil/Trail)

_________. “Oliver Otis Howard” Vol. 62 No. 1. (Mil/Ind)

Wallace, Andrew. “Duty in the District of New Mexico: A Military Memoir.” Vol. 50 No. 3. (Mil/Trails)

Watt, Robert N. “Horses Worn to Mere Shadows’: The Ninth U.S. Cavalry’s Campaign Against the Apaches in New Mexico Territory, 1879-1881.” Vol. 86 No. 2. (Apache/U.S. Mil)

Wetherington, Ronald K. “Cantonment Burgwin: the Archaeological and Documentary Record.” Vol. 81 No. 4. (U.S. Mil)

Wilson, John P. “From the Colorado to Rio Grande: Across Arizona and New Mexico with the California Column.” Vol. 76 No. 3. (Mil/Trails)

Wooster, Robert. “Nelson Miles and the Twilight of the Old Army.” Vol. 66 No. 1 (U.S. Mil)

Zhu, Liping. “From Ruins to a National Monument: Fort Union, New Mexico, 1891-1954.” Vol. 69 No. 1. (U.S. Mil)


Order of the Indian Wars Journal (Per 31 o65 i39)

Agonito, Joseph. “The Art of Plains Indian Warfare.” Vol. 1 No. 1 Winter 1980. (Plains Ind.)

Battaly, Robert J. “The Effects of the Buffalo Life Cycle on the Military History of the Indian Wars, 1866-1891.” Vol. 1 No. 2 Spring 1980. (US Mil/Buffalo).

Cole, D. C. “Chiricahua Apache War Novice Complex.” Vol. 1 No. 4 Fall 1980. (Apache).

Holmes, Virginia. “With Broadax and Bayonet: The American Military and the Early Frontier.” Vol. 2 No. 4 Fall 1981. (Roads/US Mil)

Kimball, Allan C. “The Comanche Trail Forts of Texas.” Vol. 2 No. 1 Winter 1981. (Trails/US Mil).

_________. “The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts.” Vol. 2 No. 4 Fall 1981. (Seminole Scouts).

Langellier, John. “Gateway to the West: Fort Leavenworth and the Frontier Advance.” Vol. 2 No. 4. (Trails).

Myers, Lee. “The Enigma of Mangas Coloradas’ Death.” Vol. 2 No. 3 Summer 1981 {1st published in the NMHR, XLI:4 1966}. (Apache).

Pettis, George H., 1st Regiment California volunteer Infantry. “Kit Carson’s Fight with the Comanche and Kiowa Indians.” Vol. 1 No. 3 Summer 1980. (Comanche/Kiowa/US Mil)

Stute, James L. “Delshay and DuBois–Their Memorable Meeting.” Vol. 2 No. 1. 


Panhandle Plains Historical Review (F381 P2)

Abert, J. W. “Journal of Lt. J. W. Abert from Bent’s Fort to St. Louis in 1845.” Vol. 14 1941 Pp. 9-114. Map (Trails/Ind/US Mil/Exploration)

Alexander, Thomas E. “Custer on the Washita: A Rehearsal for His Own Destruction.” Vol. 1998. (US Mil/Ind)

Ambrose, David C. “The Major Reasons for Army Desertions, at Fort Davis, Texas, 1882-1885.” Vol. 45 1972 Pp. 38-45. (US Mil)

Archambeau, Ernest R. “The Fort Smith-Santa Fe Trail Along the Canadian in Texas.” Vol. 27 1954 Pp. 1-26. (Trails)

_________. “The Battle of Lyman’s Wagon Train.”Vol. 36 1963 Pp. 103-114. (Ind/US Mil)

_________. “Monthly Reports of the 4th Cavalry 1872-1874.” Vol. 38 1965 Pp. 95-154. (US Mil)

_________. “Lieutenant A. W. Whipples’s Railroad Reconnaissance Across the Panhandle of Texas 1853.” Vol. 44 1971 Pp. 1-128. (Trail/exploration/ US Mil)

Baker, Lindsay T. “The Survey of the Headwaters of the Red River, 1876.” Vol. 58 1985 Pp. 1-122. (Exploration/US Mil)

Carlson, Paul H. “William R. Shafter, Black Troops, and the Opening of the Llano Estacado, 1870-1875.” Vol. 47 1974 Pp. 1-18. (US Mil/Ind)

Crimmins, Col. M. L. “Notes on the Establishment of Fort Elliot and the Buffalo Wallow Fight.” Vol. 25 1952 Pp. 45-69. (US Mil/Ind)

Foreman, Grant. “In Search of the Comanches.” Vol. 7 1934 Pp. 7-41. (Comanche)

Haley, J. Evetts. “Albert Pike’s Journeys in the Prairie 1831-32.” Vol. 41 1968. entire issue (Trails)

Holden, William Curry. “Frontier Defense 1865-1889.” Vol. 2 1929 Pp. 43-64. (Ind/TX Rangers/Mil)

Leckie, William H. “The Red River War of 1874-1875.” Vol. 29 1956. (Ind/US Mil)

Matthews, James T. “Into the Rough Mountains: Campaigns of the Frontier Army in the Guadalupe Mountains” Vol. 71 1998. (Mil/Ind)

McClure, C. B. (Editor) “The Battle of Adobe Walls.” Vol. 21 1948.

McKinley, J. W. “J. W. McKinley’s Narrative.” (Battle of Adobe Walls & Lyman’s Wagon Train fight, firsthand account?) Vol. 36 1963 Pp. 61-70. (Ind/US Mil/Buffalo hunter)

Neighbors, Kenneth Franklin. “The Marcy-Neighbors Exploration of the Headwaters of the Brazos and Wichita Rivers in 1854.” Vol. 27 1954 Pp. 27-46. (Exploration/U.S. Mil)

Oswald, James M. “History of Fort Elliott.” Vol. 32 1959 Pp. 1-59. (US Mil)

Rasch, Phillip J. “Alias ‘Whiskey Jim.’” Vol. 36 1963 Pp. 103-114. (Ind/US Mil)

Rea, Bob, editor. “The Red River War Diary of Private John Hechner.” Vol. 71 1998. (US Mil/Ind)

Richardson, Rupert N. “The Comanche Indians at the Adobe Walls Fight.” Vol. 4 1931 Pp. 24-38. (Comanche)

Rister, C. C. “Documents Relating to General W. T. Sherman’s Southern Plains Indian Policy 1871-1875.” Vol. 9 1936 Pp. 7-27. (Ind)

_________. “Documents Relating to General W. T. Sherman’s Southern Plains Indian Policy 1871-1875.” Vol. 10 1937 Pp. 48-63. (Ind)

Sheffy, L. F. “Letters and Reminiscences of Gen. Theodore A. Baldwin: Scouting After Indians on the Plains of West Texas.” Vol. 11 1938. Pp. 7-30. (U.S. Mil/Ind)

Slesick, Leonard M. “Fort Bascom: A Military Outpost in Eastern New Mexico.” Vol. 56 1983. (US Mil/Ind)

Seyffert, Kenneth D. and T. Lindsay Baker, editors. “Notes on the Ornithology of the Region About the Source of the Red River of Texas, from Observations Made During the Exploration Conducted by Lieut. E. H. Ruffner, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., by C. A. H. McCauley.” Vol. 61 1988. (US Mil/Exploration)

Taylor, Joe F., editor. “The Indian Campaign on the Staked Plains, 1874-1875.” Vol. 34 1961. (US Mil/Ind)

_________. “The Indian Campaigns on the Staked Plains, 1874-1875.” (Conclusion) Vol. 35 1962. (US Mil/Ind)

Temple, Frank M. “Colonel Grierson in the Southwest.” Vol. 30 1957. (US Mil/Ind)

West, G. Derek. “The Battle of Adobe Walls (1874).” Vol. 36 1963 Pp. 1-36. (Ind/Buffalo Hunters)

White, Lonnie J. “Kansas Newspaper Items Relating to the Red River War of 1874-1875”. Vol. 36 1963 Pp. 71-88. (Ind/US Mil).


Plains Anthropologist (E78 G73 P52)

Turpin, Solveig. “The End of the Trail: An 1870s Plains Combat Autobiography in Southwest Texas.” Vol. 34 No. 124 Part-I May 1989. (Comanche/Kiowa/Mil)


Red River Valley Historical Review (Per 31 R318 R621)

Agnew, Brad. “Military Roads in Indian Territory.” Vol. 6 No.3 (US Mil/Trails)

Austerman, Wayne R. “Ranald S. Mackenzie and Early Years on the Border.” Vol. 5 No. 4 Fall 1980. (US Mil)

Carlson, Paul H. “William R. Shafter, Black Troops, and the Finale to the Red River War.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (US Mil/Ind)

Dawson, Joseph G. III. “The Alpha-Omega Man: General Phil Sheridan.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (US Mil).

Gibson, Arrell Morgan. “The St. Augustine Prisoners.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (Ind/US Mil)

Harris, Charles W. “The Red River War of 1874-75: The End of an Era on the Great Plains.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978 (US Mil/Ind)

Hurt, R. Douglas. “Fort Wallace, Kansas, 1865-1882: A Frontier Post During the Indian Wars.” Vol. 1 No. 2 Summer 1974. (US Mil)

Kyvig, David E. “Policing the Panhandle: Fort Elliott Texas, 1875-1890” Vol. 1 No. 3 Autumn 1974. (US Mil)

Leckie, William H. “Buell’s Campaign.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (Comanche/US Mil)

McChristian, Douglas C. “Grierson’s Fight at Tinaja De Las Palmas: An Episode in the Victorio Campaign.” Vol. 7 No. 1 (Apache/US Mil)

Miller, Darlis A. “Historian for the California Column: George H. Pettis of New Mexico and Rhode Island.” Vol. 5 No. 1 Winter 1980. (Trails/US Mil)

Milligan, James C. “Fort McCulloch, Indian Territory: Gray Command on the Blue.” Vol. 7 No. 2 Spring 1982. (Mil)

Roberson, Jere. “A View from Oklahoma, 1866-1868: The Diary and Letters of Dr. James Reagles, Jr., Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Army.” Vol. 3 No. 4 Fall 1978. (US Mil)

Shoemaker, Edward C. “Fort Towson: An Early Communications Route to Oklahoma.” Vol. 7 No. 3. (Trails)

Stout, Joseph A. Jr. “Davidson’s Campaign” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (Trail)

Tate, Michael L. “Indian Scouting Detachments in the Red River War, 1874-1875.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (Ind/US Mil).

Turcheneske, John Anthony Jr. “It is Right That They Should Set Us Free: The Role of the War and Interior Department in the Release of the Apache Prisoners of War, 1909-1913.” Vol. 4 No. 3 Summer 1979. (Apache/US).

Wallace, Ernest, editor. “The Journal of Ranald S. Mackenzie’s Messenger to the Kwahadi Comanches.” Vol. 3 No.2 Spring 1978. (Comanche/ US Mil).

White, Lonnie J., editor. “The Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry in the Indian Territory, 1868-1869: Eyewitness Accounts of Sheridan’s Winter Campaign.” Vol. 3 No. 2 Spring 1978. (US Mil).


Southwestern Historical Quarterly (F381 T341)

Lt. Baldwin, Frank and his wife. “The Red River War of 1874-1875—Selected Correspondence.” Vol. 93 No. 4 April 1990.

Benedict, J. W. “Diary of a Campaign Against the Comanches.” Vol. 32 No. 4 April 4 Pp. 300-310.

Carlson, Paul H. & Crum, Tom. “The ‘Battle’ at Pease River and the Question of Reliable Sources in the Recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker.” Vol. 113 No. 1 July 2009 Pp.32-53.

Carroll, Bailey H. “Nolan’s ‘Lost Nigger’ Expedition of 1877.” Vol. 44 No. 1 July 1940 Pp. 55-75.

Cruse, Brett J. “Archaeological Investigation at the Battle of Red River Site: New Perspectives on the 1874 Indian Campaign in the Texas Panhandle.” Vol. 106 No. 2 Pp. 169-194.

Donoghue, David. “Explorations of Albert Pike in Texas.” Vol. 39 No. 2 October 1935, Pp. 135-138.

Field, William T. “Fort Colorado: A Texas Ranger Frontier Outpost in Travis County, Texas.”  Vol. 72 No. 2 October 1968 Pp. 183-199.

Nelson, Al B. “Campaigning in the Big Bend of the Rio Grande in 1787.”  Vol. 39 No. 3 Pp. 200-227. (Mainly Apache, Only one encounter with Comanche) 

Nuwn, Curtis W. “Eighty-six hours Without Water on the Texas Plains” Vol. 43 No. 3 January 1940 Pp. 256-364.

Ritchie, E. B. “Report of Colonel Samuel Cooper of Inspection Trip from Fort Graham to the Indian Villages on the Upper Brazos Made June, 1851.” Vol. 42 No. 4 April 1939 Pp. 327-334. Good trails, has Map

Smith, Thomas T. “Fort Inge and Texas Frontier Military Operations 1849-1869.” Pp. 1-26 Vol. 96 No. 1 July 1991.

_________.  “U.S. Army Combat Operations in the Indian War of Texas, 1849-1881.” Vol. 99 No. 4 April 1996 Pp. 501-532.

Wooster, Robert “Fort Davis and the Close of a Military Frontier.” Vol. 110 No. 2 October 2006 Pp. 173- 192.


West Texas Historical Association Yearbook (F381 W53)

“Reprint of a Portion of Captain R. B. Marcy’s Reconnaissance on the Headwaters of the Red River in 1852, Found in Senate Ex. Doc. 33rd Congress, 1st Session.” Vol. 3 Page 78. (Trails)

“Record of Engagements with Hostile Indians in Texas, 1868-1882.” Vol. 9 Page 101. (Ind/Mil)

“Letters about the End of Fort Belknap and the Beginning of Fort Griffin.” Vol. 34 Page 149. (Mil)

Anderson, Adrian N. “The Last Phase of Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie’s 1874 Campaign against the Comanches.” Vol. 40 Page 71. (Mil)

Anderson, H. Allen, editor. “Indian Raids on the Texas Frontier: The Personal Memoir of Hugh Allen Anderson.” Vol. 51 Page 85. (Ind)

Barrett, Arrie. “Transportation, Supplies Quarter for the West Texas Frontier under the Federal Military System, 1848- 1861.” Vol. 5 Page 95. (Mil)

_________. “Western Frontier Fronts of Texas.” Vol. 7 Page 115. (Mil)

Becker, Jack and Carlson, Paul H., editors. “An Account of a Trip on the Great Plains in 1877.” Vol. 84 Page 169. (Trails/ Roads/ Mil/ Buffalo Hunters)

Braly, Earl Burk. “Fort Belknap of the Texas Frontier.” Vol. 30 Page 83. (Mil)

Bruce, Leona. “The Block House on Calf Creek.” Vol. 56 Page 111. (Mil/ Ind/ TX)

Bryant Dino, editor. “Notes and Documents: Statement of Sergeant William L. Umbles at his Court-Martial. Vol. 78 Page 170. (Mil)

Carlson, Paul H. “William R. Shafter Commanding Black Troops in West Texas.” Vol. 50 Page 104. (Mil)

Chambers, Clint E. “Using the Testimony of S.E. Stilwell in The United States v. The State of Texas to Scout the Life of ‘Jack Stilwell’.” Vol. 67 Page 111-121. (Scouts/Gen)

_________. “S. E. (Jack) Stilwell and the Court-Martial of William H. Beck.” Vol. 68 Page 76- 92. (Scout/Gen)

_________. “Fort Sill’s Emissaries to the Quahada Comanches on the Staked Plains, 1875.” Vol. 72 Page 58-68. (Comanche/ Mil)

_________.“‘Dear Sam….’ Letters of an Old Army Scout: Jack Stilwell to Sigmund Schlesinger.” Vol. 74 Page 75. (Scouts)

_________. “Jack Stilwell, A Teenager on the Santa Fe Trail, 1863-1866.” Vol. 84 Page 20. (Scouts/ Trails)

Christian, Garna L. “Adding on Fort Bliss to Black Military Historiography.” Vol. 54 Page 41. (Mil)

Collins, Michael L. “Big Tree the Kiowa Red River Raid, 1868.” Vol. 64 Pp. 21-29. (Kiowa)

_________. “For Gallantry in Action: James B. Dosher and the Battle of the Little Wichita.” Vol. 78 Page 73. (Mil)

Cox, Mike. “Battle of the Paint Rocks: Scrapping off the Layers.” Vol. 78 Page 151. (Comanche/ TX Rangers)

Crane, R. C. “The Settlements of the Indian Troubles in West Texas, 1874-1875.” Vol. 1 Page 3. (Ind)

_________. “Robert E. Lee’s Expedition in the Upper Brazos and Colorado Country.” Vol. 13 Page 53. (Mil)

_________, introduction by. “Report of Captain R. B. Marcy on his exploration of Indian Territory and Northwest Texas.” Vol. 14 Page 116. (Trails/ Exploration)

_________. “Major George Thomas on the Trail of Indians in 1860.” Vol. 20 Page 77. (Mil)

Crider, Jonathan B. “Desertion and Race in the Llano Estacado: The Trial of William L. Umbles, Buffalo Soldier.” Vol. 85 Page 153. (Mil)

Crimmins, M. L. “Fort Elliot, Texas.” Vol. 23 Page 3. (Mil)

_________. “Shafter’s Explorations in West Texas, 1875.” Vol. 9 Page 82. (Mil)

_________. “General Mackenzie and Fort Concho.” Vol. 10 Page 16. (Mil)

_________. “Captain Nolan’s Lost Troop on the Staked Plains.” Vol. 10 Page 68. (Ind/ Mil)

_________. “Jack Hayes Story of Fitzhugh Lee’s Indian Fight.” Vol. 13 Page 40. (TX/ Rangers/ Ind)

_________. “Major Hamilton Wilcox Merrill in Texas.” Vol. 13 Page 96. (Mil)

_________. “Major George H. Thomas in Texas.” Vol. 14 Page 73. (Mil)

_________. “Experiences of an Army Surgeon at Fort Chadbourne.” Vol. 15 Page 31. (Mil)

_________. “Major Earl Van Dorn in Texas.” Vol. 16 Page 121. (Mil)

_________. “History of La Villita.” Vol. 16 Page 130. (Mil)

_________. “Camp Cooper and Fort Griffin, Texas.” Vol. 17 Page 32. (Mil)

_________. “The First line of Army Posts established in West Texas in 1849.” Vol. 19 Page 121. (Mil)

_________. “The Second Dragoon Indian Campaign in Texas.” Vol. 21 Page 50 (Mil)

_________. “General Nelson A. Miles in Texas.” Vol. 23 Page 36. (Mil)

_________. “General Randolph B. Marcy’s Last Tour of Texas.” Vol. 25 Page 74. (Mil)

_________. “The First Sergeant: John W. Spangler, Company H of Second United States Cavalry.” Vol. 26 Page 68. (Mil)

_________. “Military History of Camp Colorado.” Vol. 28 Page 71. (Mil)

Crum, Tom. “Camp Cooper, A Different Look.” Vol. 68 Pp. 62-75. (Mil)

_________. “Folklorization of the Battle on Pease River.” Vol. 72 Page 69-85. (Comanche/ TX)

Duarte-Valverde, Gloria. ”Fort McKavett: From Army Post to Historical.” Vol. 74 Page 128. (Mil)

Duke, Escal F., editor. “A Description of the Route from San Antonio to El Paso by Captain Edward S. Meyer.” Vol. 49 Page 120 (Trails)

Elgins, Jack Captain. “Christmas Dinner on the Upper Brazos in 1872.” Vol. 14 Page 73. (Mil)

Farmer, Mrs. L. E. “Fort Davis on the Clear Fork of the Brazos.” Vol. 33 Page 117. (Mil)

Fisher, B. J. “Medical Conditions at West Texas Military Posts in the 1850s.” Vol. 62 Pp. 108-118. (Mil)

_________. “Military Justice on the Texas Frontier.” Vol. 64 Pp. 123-139. (Mil)

Grant, Ben O. “Life in Old Fort Griffin.” Vol. 10 Page 32. (Mil)

Griggs, Williams C. “The Battle of Yellowhouse Canyon in 1877.” Vol. 51 Page 37. (Comanche)

Hatfield, Charles A. P. (Col. Ret.) “Comanche, Kiowa and Cheyenne Campaign in Northwest Texas and Mackenzie’s Fight in the Palo Duro Canyon, September 26, 1874.” Vol. 5 Page 128. (Plains Ind)

Holden, W. C. “Frontier Defense in Texas During the Civil War.” Vol. 4 Page 16. (TX Frontier)

_________. “Frontier Defense, 1846-1860.” Vol. 6 Page 35. (TX Frontier)

Howarth, Jacob. “Letter, Experience on an Ex-Soldier.” Vol. 2 Page 34. (Mil)

Hunter, J. Marvin. “Battle of Dove Creek.” Vol. 10 Page 74. (Ind/ TX)

Lamkin, Patricia E. “Black in San Angelo: Relations between Fort Concho and the City, 1875-1889.” Vol. 66 Page 25. (Mil)

Ledbetter, Barbara Neal. “Fort Belknap Doctor: Dr. William B. Pope.” Vol. 39 Page 107. (Mil)

Loftin, Jack. “Kicking Bird’s Face-Saving Battle.” Vol. 51 Page 76. (Kiowa)

Lynch, Vernon. “1879 in the Echo: A Year at Fort Griffin of the Texas Frontiers.” Vol. 41 Page 51. (Mil/ Trail)

Marshall, David. “A Civilian Fort on the Confederate Frontier.” Vol. 61 Page 74-87. (TX/ Ind)

Matthews, James T. “Always in the Vanguard: Patrolling the Texas Frontier with Captain Louis Carpenter and Company H of the Tenth Cavalry.” Vol. 75 Page 110. (Mil)

Matthews, Jim. “Squarely Fought: Fort Concho and the Campaign against Victorio, 1880.” Vol. 69 Pp. 34-44. (Mil/ Apache)

_________. “Twice Decorated for Gallantry and Distinguished Conduct: Sergeant William Wilson and the Medal of Honor.” Vol. 71 Pp. 96-105. (Mil)

McClung, Donald R. “Second Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper: A Negro Officer on the Texas Frontier.” (Mil)

Miles, Susan. “Fort Concho in 1877.” Vol. 35 Page 29. (Mil)

Myres, Sandra L. “Fort Graham: Listening Post on the Texas Frontier.” Vol. 59 Pp. 33-51. (Mil)

Neighbours, Kenneth F. “Elm Creek Raid in Young County, 1864.” Vol. 40 Page 83. (TX/Ind)

_________. “The Battle of Walker’s Creek.” Vol. 41 Page 121. (TX Rangers/Ind)

_________. “Tonkawa Scouts and Guides.” Vol. 49 Page 90. (Tonkawa)

Nielsen, Soren W. “Ranald S. Mackenzie—The Man and His Battles.” Vol. 64 Pp. 140-152. (Mil)

Nielson, John. “Soldiers and Surgeons: Army Medical Practice at Fort Concho, Texas, 1867-1889.” Vol. 69 Pp. 45-58. (Mil)

Pospisil, Jo Ann. “Black Defenders in the American West: 1865 to 1890.” Vol. 76 Page: 106. (Mil)

Ramsey, Grover C. “Camp Melvin, Crockett County, Texas.” Vol. 37 Page 137. (Mil. Road)

Rayburn, John C. “General Sherman’s Visit to the Mexican Frontier 1882.” Vol. 38: 72. (Mil)

Richardson, Rupert N. “The Saga of Camp Cooper.” Vol. 56 Page 14. (Mil)

Rister, Carl C. “Fort Griffin.” Vol. 1 Page 15. (Mil)

Rister, C. C., editor “Early Accounts of Indian Depredation.” Vol. 2 Page 18. (Ind)

_________. “Border Post of Phantom Hill.” Vol. 14 Page 3. (Mil)

Roberts, Clean. “The Afterlife of Adobe Walls.” Vol. 80 Page 137. (Battle)

Sibley, Marily McAdams. “With Albert Sidney Johnston in West Texas: Austin to Fort Chadbourne, March 1855.” Vol. 40 Page 121. (Mil)

Smith, David P. “Frontier Defense and the Cooke County Raid, 1863.” Vol. 64 Page 30-49. (Ind/TX)

Sullivan, Jerry M. “Fort McKavett, 1852-1883.” Vol. 45 Page 138. (Mil)

Sullivan, Jerry M., editor. “Lieutenant Colonel William R. Shafter’s Pecos River Expedition of 1870.” Vol. 47 Page 146. (Mil)

Sutton, Mary. “Glimpses of Fort Concho through the Military Telegraph.” Vol. 32 Page 122. (Mil)

Taylor, Jonathan. “Some Living Conditions at Forts in the American Southwest.” Vol. 74 Page 104. (Mil)

Temple, Frank M. “Federal Military Defense of the Trans-Pecos Region 1850-1880.” Vol. 30 Page 40. (Mil)

_________. “Colonel B. H. Grierson’s Victorio Campaign.” Vol. 35 Page 99. (Mil/Apache)

_________. “Colonel B. H. Grierson’s Administration of the District of Pecos.” Vol. 38 Page 85. (Mil)

_________. “Discipline and Turmoil in the Tenth U.S. Cavalry.” Vol. 58 Page 103-108. (Mil)

Turner, Leland, editor. “Captain Nicholas M. Nolan Report August 4, 1877.” Vol. 79 Page 179. (Mil)

Vance, Randy. “Battle of Sweetwater Creek.” Vol. 79 Page 119. (Mil/Kiowa)

Wallace, Ernest. “Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie’s Expedition across the South Plains.” Vol. 38 Page 3. (Mil)

West, Jimmy. “Indian Episodes of Callahan County.” Vol. 23 Page 21. (Ind)

Whisenhunt, Donald W. “Fort Richardson.” Vol. 39 Page 19. (Mil)

_________. “Frontier Military Life of Fort Richardson, Texas.” Vol. 42: 15. (Mil)

Williams, Clayton W. “Excerpts from the Diary of George W. Wedemeyer.” Vol. 46 Page 156. (Mil)

_________. “The Howard’s Well Massacre—1872.” Vol. 51 Page 58. (Ind)

_________. “A Threatened Mutiny of Soldiers at Fort Stockton in 1873—Resulted in Penitentiary Sentences” Vol. 52 Page 78. (Mil)

Williams, J. W. “Marcy’s Road from Donna Ana.” Vol. 19 Page 128. (Trails/ Road)

Williams, J. W. and Ernest Lee. “Marcy’s Exploration to Locate the Texas Indian Reservations in 1854.” Vol. 23 Page 107. (Mil/ Exploration)

Williams, Mary L. “Empire Building: Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson at Fort Davis, 1882-1885.” Vol. 61 Pp. 58-73. (Mil)

Wilson, Aubrey A. “A Soldier of the Texas Frontier: Brevet Major Robert Patterson Wilson, United States Army.” Vol. 34 Page 82. (Mil)


Western Historical Quarterly (F591 W464)

Bigler, David L. “The Aiken Party Executions and the Utah War, 1857-1858.” Vol. 38, No. 4 2007. (Mormons)

Chaput, Donald. “Generals, Indians, Agents, Politicians: The Doolittle Survey of 1865.” Vol. 3, No. 3 1972. (U.S./Ind)

Clary, David A. “The Role of the Army Surgeon in the West: Daniel Wiesel at Fort Davis, Texas, 1868-1872.” Vol. 3, No.1 1972. (Mil)

Ellis, Richard N. “The Humanitarian Generals.” Vol. 3, No. 2 1972. (U.S. Mil/Ind)

Graybill, Andrew. “Texas Rangers, Canadian Mounties, and the Policing of the Transnational Industrial Frontier, 1885-1910.” Vol. 35, No. 2 2004. (TX Rangers)

Johnson, Susan Lee. “‘A Memory Sweet to Soldiers’: The Significance of Gender in the History of the American West.” Vol. 24, No. 4 1993. (U.S. /Mil)

Kessell, John L. “General Sherman and the Navajo Treaty of 1868: A Basic and Expedient Misunderstanding.” Vol. 12, No. 3 1981. (Navajo)

Koelle, Alexandra V. “Pedaling on the Periphery: The African American Twenty-fifth Infantry Bicycle Corps and the Roads of American Expansion.” Vol. 41, No. 3 2010. (Black/ U.S. Mil)

Lahti, Janne. “Colonized Labor: Apaches and Pawnee as Army Workers.” Vol. 39, No. 3 2008. (Apache/ Pawnee/ U.S. Mil)

Laurie, Clayton D. “Filling the Breach: Military Aid to the Civil Power in the Trans-Mississippi West.” Vol. 25, No. 2 1994. (U.S. Mil)

Linn, Brian McAllister. “The Long Twilight of the Frontier Army.” Vol. 27, No. 2 1996. (U.S. Mil)

Myres, Sandra L. “Romance and Reality on the American Frontier: Views of Army Wives.” Vol. 13, No. 4 1982. (U.S. Mil)

Orsi, Jared. “Zebulon Pike and His ‘Frozen Lads’: Bodies, Nationalism, and the West in the Early Republic.” Vol. 42, No. 1 2011. (Pike/Exploration)

Smith, Sherry L. “Lost Soldiers: Researching the Army in the American West.” Vol. 29 No. 2 1998. (U.S. Mil)

Smits, David D. “The Frontier Army and the Destruction of the Buffalo: 1865-1883.” Vol. 25 No. 3 1994. (U.S. Mil)

Tate, Michael L. “From Scout to Doughboy: The National Debate Over Integrating American Indian into the Military, 1841-1918.” Vol. 17 No. 4 1986. (Ind)

Work, David K. “Enforcing Neutrality: The Tenth U.S. Cavalry on the Mexican Border, 1913-1919.” (Blacks/Buffalo Soldiers/U.S. Mil/ Mex)