Mansfield, Edward D.
Title The Life and Military Services of Lieut.-General Winfield Scott, including His Brilliant Achievements in the War of 1812, in the Mexican War, and the Pending War for the Union.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher N.C. Miller / A.S. Barnes & Burr 1861
Seller ID 2199454
First edition. First few pages lightly stained along binding, local library marks on rear endpapers (otherwise no marks), photograph card laid in labeled 'Platt Carpenter' - probably B. Platt Carpenter, a lawyer born in New York who served in the state senate, lost the race for lieutenant-governor to Grover Cleveland, and was appointed by Chester A. Arthur to be governor of the Montana territory. 1861 Hard Cover. xii, 560 pp. 8vo. Original dark green stamped cloth, gilt titles & Union insignia, pink endpapers. Includes several engravings and maps of battles. A wealth of historical information about America during following the Revolution, with specific focus on the wars in which Lt.-Gen. Scott participated. Published at the outset of the American Civil War, in which he also served. Reissue of Sabin 44368.