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The Resource "Boots and saddles" or Life in Dakota with General Custer, by Elizabeth B. Custer ; with portrait and map

"Boots and saddles" or Life in Dakota with General Custer, by Elizabeth B. Custer ; with portrait and map

Label
"Boots and saddles" or Life in Dakota with General Custer
Title
"Boots and saddles" or Life in Dakota with General Custer
Statement of responsibility
by Elizabeth B. Custer ; with portrait and map
Title variation
  • Boots and saddles
  • Life in Dakota with General Custer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1842-1933
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Custer, Elizabeth Bacon
Dewey number
  • 917.8
  • 973.82
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • F655
  • E467.1.C99
LC item number
  • .C922 1885
  • E85
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1839-1876
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Custer, George A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Custer, Elizabeth Bacon
  • Custer, George A.
  • Custer, George A.
  • United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Generals' spouses
  • Indians of North America
  • Black Hills War, 1876-1877
Label
"Boots and saddles" or Life in Dakota with General Custer, by Elizabeth B. Custer ; with portrait and map
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally bound and issued without the 2 plates (portrait and map), with title page dated 1885. Some copies, presumably still from the first printing, have the plates, but lack the additional phrase "with portrait and map" on the title page. In later printings, all of which include the plates, the date has been removed from the title page
  • Collation: 1-1312 [$1,5 signed; signing $5 as '$*']; 156 leaves, pages [1-5] 6 [7] 8 [9] 10-312 + 2 unnumbered plates
  • Plates: frontispiece portrait of G.A. Custer (wood engraving with facsimile signature; with tissue guard); and "Outline map of portions of Montana & Dakota", facing page [9]
  • Bound in pictorial dark tan cloth stamped in black, blind and gold; brown clay end papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Change of station -- A blizzard -- Western hospitality -- Cavalry on the march -- Camping among the Sioux -- A visit to the village of "Two Bears" -- Adventures during the last days of the march -- Separation and reunion -- Our new house at Fort Lincoln -- Incidents of every-day life -- The burning of our quarters : carrying the mail -- Perplexities and pleasures of domestic life -- A "strong heart" dance! -- Garrison life -- General Custer's literary work -- Indian depredations -- A day of anxiety and terror -- Improvements at the post, and gardening -- General Custer's library -- The summer of the Black Hills expedition -- Domestic trials -- Capture and escape of Rain-in-the-Face -- Garrison amusements -- An Indian council -- Breaking up the Missouri -- Curious characters and excursionists among us -- Religious services : leave of absence -- A winter's journey across the Plains -- Our life's last journey -- Appendix [pages 271-312]: The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873 : extracts from letters written by General Custer to his wife during the expedition of the Yellowstone in 1873
Control code
ocm02486406
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
312 pages, [2] leaves of plates
Lccn
34042459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)02486406
Label
"Boots and saddles" or Life in Dakota with General Custer, by Elizabeth B. Custer ; with portrait and map
Publication
Note
  • Originally bound and issued without the 2 plates (portrait and map), with title page dated 1885. Some copies, presumably still from the first printing, have the plates, but lack the additional phrase "with portrait and map" on the title page. In later printings, all of which include the plates, the date has been removed from the title page
  • Collation: 1-1312 [$1,5 signed; signing $5 as '$*']; 156 leaves, pages [1-5] 6 [7] 8 [9] 10-312 + 2 unnumbered plates
  • Plates: frontispiece portrait of G.A. Custer (wood engraving with facsimile signature; with tissue guard); and "Outline map of portions of Montana & Dakota", facing page [9]
  • Bound in pictorial dark tan cloth stamped in black, blind and gold; brown clay end papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Change of station -- A blizzard -- Western hospitality -- Cavalry on the march -- Camping among the Sioux -- A visit to the village of "Two Bears" -- Adventures during the last days of the march -- Separation and reunion -- Our new house at Fort Lincoln -- Incidents of every-day life -- The burning of our quarters : carrying the mail -- Perplexities and pleasures of domestic life -- A "strong heart" dance! -- Garrison life -- General Custer's literary work -- Indian depredations -- A day of anxiety and terror -- Improvements at the post, and gardening -- General Custer's library -- The summer of the Black Hills expedition -- Domestic trials -- Capture and escape of Rain-in-the-Face -- Garrison amusements -- An Indian council -- Breaking up the Missouri -- Curious characters and excursionists among us -- Religious services : leave of absence -- A winter's journey across the Plains -- Our life's last journey -- Appendix [pages 271-312]: The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873 : extracts from letters written by General Custer to his wife during the expedition of the Yellowstone in 1873
Control code
ocm02486406
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
312 pages, [2] leaves of plates
Lccn
34042459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)02486406

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