Books tagged: cavalry

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Leopardkill - A Cavalry Tale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A thrilling war novel set against the dramatic backdrop of the Peninsular War that saw a small British force pitched against Napoleon’s Grande Armee.
Dirty Shirt Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
It is 1874 and during the bloody Indian war that rages through southern Texas, Lieutenant Carson McCullough leads a unique band of Indian fighters out of Fort Clark. The Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts are the ablest mixed-race band of trackers in the US army. Just men in dirty shirt blue, disrespected and undervalued but they are still the best damned scouts the army has ever seen.
The Magnificent Six Ride Again
Series: The Splendid Six, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Asquith Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
It looked as if Easter might be a complete washout this year, since Eric had to spend the holiday with his Uncle Hank instead of with his secret friends. But then Jo suggested that they might all spend Easter with Uncle Hank. Before they knew it the children were up to their necks in a new adventure with bandits, Indians, dynamite, black people, a rattlesnake and miles and miles of genuine grit.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - A Selection of Survivors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Concise and informative biographical tributes to 17 men who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade and attended a benefit concert held on their behalf. Extensively researched over four decades, the information is drawn from official documents and archives, eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports and stories related by their descendants.
Three Brothers in Arms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
Counting Coup: The Odyssey of Captain Tom Adams
Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An adventure novel of historical fiction based on the life and exploits of the famous trapper, scout and guide Christopher (Kit) Carson.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
When Fort Sumter falls, nineteen-year-old Charlie Dickey convinces his father to let him join the Union army. The story traces Charlie’s Civil War service in the 4th Illinois Cavalry as General Sherman’s bugler, member of General Grant’s escort and fighting alongside African American troops.
Dakota Territory (A Sundance Western #3)
Series: A Jim Sundance Western, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Third in the Jim Sundance westerns, the gunslinger in knee-deep in trouble with buffalo hunters, gets on the wrong side of General G.A. Custer, made an enemy of a Sioux medicine man and still finds time for tangling with Lucille, the hot-blooded boss of the Black Hills' wildest saloon. A fast-paced action Western that will leave you panting for breath by the end.
Malice (Moondark Saga, Book 7)
Series: Moondark Saga. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Gan Moondark is struggling to keep his young empire alive, the kingdom suffers under the constant attacks from the Mountain People and a deadly tribe called the Kwa. The Three Territories have many enemies, and they have begun to conspire and plan a coordinated attack on Gan’s castle. Gan must once again turn to Conway and the other survivors to help keep his campaign for freedom alive.
From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.