New-Orleans, LA: Blelock & Co, 1868. First edition. 8vo. 704 pp. Illustrated with steel engravings, 5 portrait plates, including a frontispiece portrait of Forrest, 7 maps and plans, three folding. With the ownership signature "A.J. Pardo / New Orleans" on the front pastedown; Pardo served in the Confederate artillery (though not under Forrest, apparently) and as a member of the New Orleans fire department following the war. Howes J-251. Sabin 36654. Nevins I, p. 334: "Early, detailed account of Forrest's operations; written by strongly sympathetic admirers." Dornbusch III, 1189. Text block thoroughly browned, but a good solid copy. Original brown cloth (rubbed, spine ends a little frayed). (#8287). (Inventory #: 61166)
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