Billets and Bullets or 37 Division. Cartoons and Ragtime
by PALMER, Don and Jack Koons
[Cincinnati]: (Jack Koons. 1919). First. First edition. Small octavo. 79, pp. Illustrated with cartoons. Silk-cord tied printed and embossed wrappers. Small stains and corner creases on several leaves, overall wear on the wrappers, near very good. Detailed account of the Ohio-organized unit's service in the War, copiously illustrated by cartoons of various events and situations, mostly humorous, but not without some more serious images. Includes accounts of battles and other events, lists of medal winners, accounts of smaller unit actions, training events: including their first encounter with African-American troops while training in Alabama ("Hello Sambo", which is humorous in a stereotypical way, but not entirely unsympathetic). Uncommon. . (Inventory #: 408663)
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