Vanished Arizona Recollections of the Army Life of a New England Woman 1870-1900 (Indexed Edition) by Martha Summerhayes

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gone, and Arizona, as we knew it, has vanished from the face of the earth. THE END. APPENDIX. NANTUCKET ISLAND, June When, a few years ago, I determined to write my recollections of life in the army, I was wholly unfamiliar with the methods of publishers, and the firm to whom I applied to bring out my book,4/5.

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