This is Personal Memoirs of P. Sheridan, General United States Army, authored himself, complete in two volumes. This is a first edition, published in 1888 y Charles L. Webster & Company of New York.
Contents: Ancestry, Birth, Early Life, Schooling, Ordered to Fort Duncan, Scouting, Indians, A Mexican Ball, Ordered to Reading, Californis, Shooting, Yakima War, Massacre at the Cascades of the Columbia, Misdirected Vengeance, Learning Chinook, Murder, Battle of Bull Run, Secession in California, Army of Southwest Missouri, Preparing for the Pea Ridge Campaign, Booneville, Confederate Stragglers, Rienzi, General Nelson, Louisville Defense, Chaplin Heights, General Buell, General Rosecrans, Bowling Green, Murfreesboro, Battle of Stone River, Assault on Right Flank, Secret Expedition under Card the Scout, Capture by Guerrilas, Dealing with Cowards, Tullahoma Campaign, Occupy Bridgeport, Chattanooga, Enemy Fortifies Lookout Mountain, Washington, Secretary Scranton, Meeting with Lincoln, Fort Leavenworth, Defeat & Death of Black Kettle, Military Posts Utah & Montana, Dining with the King, Destruction of Bazeilles, Visit of East Europe, Down the Danube, King George of Greece, and much more. Illustrations: Portraits of Sheridan, General Gregg, General Torbert, Sheridan's War Horse Rienzi, General Wesley Merritt, General Custer, General Wilson, Miss Rebecca Wright, Letters from Lincoln1864, Headquarters at Cedar Creek, General Wright, General Emory, General Crook. These volumes are in good condition for age. They have original red leather covers with gilt decor. The spines have been replaced or covered in brown leather.
The inner hinges are cracked but the hinges are good and held to the hinge backing. The front fly leaves are ink-stamped with a previous owner's information, M. Each volume has a unique portrait of General Sheridan for the frontispiece and each has intact tissue.
The tissue shows foxing as do the title pages. The bindings are very strong and tight. The pages are in very good condition. All are present and bound. There is little or no foxing other than already described.There are no dog-ears or page tears. The maps are generally in excellent condition with an occasional edge tear.
Volume 1 has 500 pages. Volume 2 has 486 pages with index from pages 455 to 486.Overall measurements are 9 1/8 by 6 inches and, with both, 3 inches thick. Thank you for shopping with us. We will do what we can to make everything right! The item "1888 Historical Memoirs General Sheridan Civil War w Maps Illustr 2 vol" is in sale since Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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