Tucson, AZ: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, 1965. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #42096
As a first Lieutenant of cavalry, Wharfield was sent in 1918 to Fort Apache, Arizona, one of the old frontier posts from which cavalry units had gone out in pursuit of restless Apache warriors. He assumed command of a troop of the 10th Cavalry, the famous Negro regiment long active on the Southwestern frontier, and a detachment of Indian Scouts. 124 pages with photographs and index. Map endpapers. Bound in original blue cloth with lettering and crossed swords in gilt. A fine copy, issued without dust jacket.