Author:Barnett, Louise


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Ungentlemanly Acts

By: Barnett, Louise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001930

Condition: Fine

Signed on the title page. In April 1879, on a remote military base in west Texas, Captain Andrew Geddes, a decorated Army officer of dubious moral reputation, faced a court-martial. The trial unearthed shocking tales of seduction, incest, and abduction. The highest figures in the Army got involved, and General William Tecumseh Sherman made it his personal mission to see that Geddes was punished for his alleged crime. This book is a fascinating and compelling examination of that drama. It is at once a suspenseful narrative of a very important trial and a study of the then prevailing attitudes t... View more info