7 edition of Shavetail Sam, U.S. army mule found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Helen Orr Watson, illustrated by Bernard Garbutt.|
|Contributions||Garbutt, Bernard, illus.|
|LC Classifications||PZ10.3.W326 Sh|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||44009758|
The last U.S. Army mules were formally mustered out of the service in December , ending years of military reliance on the virtues of this singular animal. Much less glamorous than the cavalryman?s horse, the Army pack mule was a good deal more important: from the Mexican War through World War II, mules were an indispensable adjunct to army movement. ø The author has . Reading Group Guide. Set in , Shavetail is the story of Private Ned Thorne, a seventeen year old boy from Connecticut who has lied about his age to join the U.S. Army. On the run from a shameful past, he enlists in the army with dreams of adventure and honor and heroism, but he soon finds himself stationed at the farthest edge of the country, the stark desert of the Arizona territories.
About this Item: Houghton Mifflin-Riverside Press , Condition: Very Good. BNYKJVS 1st Edition, Very Good+/NO DJ, tan boards with brown lettering & decor on spine & cover that all read fine, very light wear, square corners, sound binding, no markings, very light foxxing on endpapers, illustrated by Wesley Dennis, NOT a library book. Really enjoyed this book. I can see how it wouldn't be for everyone. This book is compared by some, to Blood Meridian; another book that I loved. But I don't think this book has the same depth. The story is set in Arizona Territory. There are Indians, and army cavalry, and brutality from nature, the Mexican army and the s:
Set in in the unforgiving wasteland of the Arizona Territory, Shavetail is the story of Private Ned Thorne, a seventeen-year-old boy from Connecticut who has lied about his age to join the Army. On the run from a shameful past, Ned is desperate to prove his worth -- to his superiors, to his family, and most of all, to s: ETSU professor's 'mule book' now out in paperback Octo JOHNSON CITY Shavetails & Bell Sharps: The History of the U.S. Army Mule by Dr. Emmett Essin of East Tennessee State University is now available in a paperback edition published by Bison Books, the popular books division of the University of Nebraska Press. Essin, who researched the role of mules in the U.S. .
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