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ROBERT UTLEY IN COMMAND OF FRONTIER MILITARY HISTORY

Robert M. Utley [], a former chief historian for the National Park Service, has been recording the history of the American frontier—particularly its military history—for decades, and he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. He has written or edited more than 20 books, including , and . All three are essential references for anyone writing about the frontier Army. And 2018 saw another. In it Utley profiles seven key commanders—Christopher C. Augur, George Crook, Oliver O. Howard, Nelson A. Miles, Edward O.C. Ord, John Pope and Alfred H. Terry—and provides his own informed analysis of their abilities.

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