New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1890.
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #14018
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket/slip, spine darkened with chipping to head and tail, light tone, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Eli Lundy Huggins was raised in Minnesota, where his parents assisted missionaries at Dakota Indian Missions. He remained a professional cavalry officer after the Civil War, earning a Medal Of Honor in 1880 for action against the Oglala Sioux in Montana. The title poem reflects his romantic vision of the decline of the Native Americans, a typical theme of the period. An uncommon work from an interesting and successful man of his period. ; Ex-Library; vi, 176 pages.