Major Azor Howett Nickerson, USA: His Life and Times. Dark navy cloth with gilt text and decoration. Includes a few b&w illustrations. Major Azor Howett Nickerson was a native of Ohio, a Civil War officer and an Indian fighter. Prominent in Army circles of the time, his life involved a personal scandal that carried over into his professional life. Based on records of the time, this covers Azor's military life, his campaigns in the West (with material on the Custer defeat), and the intrigues which resulted in his violating the code of conduct for "an officer and a gentleman". 9.25 inches tall, 184 pages, bibliography, appendix.