Philadelphia & New Albany, In, 1847. -75pp. plus 8pp. of advertisements. Folding frontispiece map. Modern half morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Staining along gutter of some text leaves. Very good. Scribner served as a private with the 2nd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican War. His journal covers the period from July 11, 1846 to July 3, 1847, and includes an extensive account of the Battle of Buena Vista, in which he participated. The folding map of the battle, by Lieut. Henry Hall Green, "is regarded as one of the best" (Tutorow). TUTOROW 3679. GARRETT, p.249. HAFERKORN, p.51. HOWES S246. SABIN 78476. (Inventory #: WRCAM31737)
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