Contributor biographical information for Broadax and bayonet : the role of the United States Army in the development of the northwest, 1815-1860 / by Francis Paul Prucha ; introduction by Edward M. Coffman.

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W. S. Penn, an urban mixblood, is an associate professor of English at Michigan State University and the author of The Absence of Angels.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwestern States.
Northwestern States -- History.
United States. -- Army -- History -- 19th century.