Those interested in the history of the NCO, or war from the viewpoint of the NCO, should take a look at the following list of books, compiled from a list supplied by Major Christopher Clark of the U.S. Army's Sergeants Major Academy.
Percival Lowe, Five Years a Dragoon (Life on the Plains 1849-54)
Peter Welsh, Irish Green and Union Blue Civil War Letters of Peter Walsh 28th Mass. Volunteers.
Onely Andrus, Civil War Letters of Sergeant Onely Andrus.
Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage.
John B. Charlton and Robert G. Carter, Old Sergeant's Story: Fighting Indians and Bad Men in Texas (1870-76)
Arlen L. Fowler, Black Infantry in the West 1869-1891 (24th and 25th Inf.)
John E. Cox, Five Years in the United States Army (1stInf., 1872-77)
J. Douglas Lawrence, Fighting Soldier: The AEF in 1918.
David Leer, Sergeant York: An American Hero.
Audie Murphy, To Hell and Back.
Bill Mauldin, Up Front.
Russell Guegler, Combat Action in Korea.
Ralph Zumbro, Tank Sergeant. (Vietnam)
S. L. A. Marshall, Men Against Fire.
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