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Downey, Fairfax 1893-1990

Overview
Works: 98 works in 308 publications in 2 languages and 10,811 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Poetry  Military history  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E404, 973.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Fairfax Downey
 
Most widely held works by Fairfax Downey
Texas and the war with Mexico by Fairfax Downey( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers period in history from Mexican rebellion against Spanish rule to end of war between Mexico and United States over American annexation of Texas
The guns at Gettysburg by Fairfax Downey( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed study of both Union and Confederate artillery action at Gettysburg
Indian wars of the U.S. Army, 1776-1865 by Fairfax Downey( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military history, with details of early army life
Louisbourg: key to a continent by Fairfax Downey( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the construction of the French fortress in 1720 by Louis 15th and its capture by British forces in 1745 and in 1758, when it was destroyed
Storming of the gateway; Chattanooga, 1863 by Fairfax Downey( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the campaign that unlocked the Confederacy for Sherman's march to Atlanta. Poetry inspired by the campaign is included in an appendix
Richard Harding Davis: his day by Fairfax Downey( Book )

11 editions published between 1916 and 1933 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of cavalry; the Battle of Brandy Station, June 9, 1863 by Fairfax Downey( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of an era as drawn by C.D. Gibson by Fairfax Downey( Book )

7 editions published in 1936 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian-fighting army by Fairfax Downey( Book )

27 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om indianerkrigen i Nordamerika. Illustreret fra tegninger af Frederic Remington, Charles Schreyvogel m.fl. Forfatteren fortæller levende og nærmest i romanform om Indianerkrigene, US Cavallery og "truly great moments in Wesern literature. Ride with Crook, Custer, Miles and all the greats. They are all found in the exciting pages of this classic of the West"
Sound of the guns : the story of American artillery from the ancient and honorable company to the atom cannon and guided missile by Fairfax Downey( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cannonade; great artillery actions of history, the famous cannons, and the master gunners by Fairfax Downey( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our lusty forefathers, being diverse chronicles of the fervors, frolics, fights, festivities, and failings of our American ancestors by Fairfax Downey( Book )

4 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red / bluecoats : the Indian scouts, U.S. Army by Fairfax Downey( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian tribes which supplied scouts included Apache, Crow, Pawnee, Shoshone, Comanche, Kowa, Blackfeet, Navajo, Seminole, and to a lesser part, Dakota, Arapahoe, Arickana, Cheyenne
Disaster fighters by Fairfax Downey( Book )

6 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of disasters in North America, mostly in the United States, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Includes accounts of the Galveston flood, eruption of Mt. Pel©♭e, the capsizing of the Eastland, San Francisco earthquake, Triangle Shirtwaist fire, explosion of the Mont Blanc, the Spanish influenza, and the Dust Bowl
The Buffalo Soldiers in the Indian Wars by Fairfax Downey( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of four regiments of Negro soldiers created in 1866 specifically to help fight in the Indian Wars
Burton, Arabian nights adventurer by Fairfax Downey( Book )

13 editions published between 1931 and 1938 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Turke, Suleyman the Magnificent, sultan of the Ottomans by Fairfax Downey( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great dog stories of all time by Fairfax Downey( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of old and recent fiction and fact, which display the particular and peculiar traits of the dogs they chronicle
Fife, drum & bugle by Fairfax Downey( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortællinger fra krigshistorien om brugen af Pibe, Trommer og Horn:
My kingdom for a horse by Fairfax Downey( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Downey, Fairfax.

Downey, Fairfax 1893-

Downey Fairfax 1893-1990

Downey, Fairfax D.

Downey, Fairfax Davis, 1893-

Downey, Fairfax Davis 1893-1990

Fairfax Downey American military historian

Languages
English (147)

French (4)