A Frontier Army Surgeon

New York: Exposition Press, 1962. Second revised and enlarged edition. Hardcover. Small, clean, tight 8vo, 179pp. Dust jacket shows light rubbing at the spine gutter and a few small chips along the bottom and top edges, and one small open triangle tear to the back corner tip. Very Good / very good. Item #17464

Dr. Byrne was a surgeon in the US Army and a pioneer settler of Colorado in the 1880s. He was stationed in Florida during yellow fever epidemics and in Colorado where he tended to Army troops and many others. A fascinating memoir with intimate glimpses into the lives of ranchers, their wives, cowboys, desperadoes, saloonkeepers, sheriffs, Mormons, and Indians.

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