New York: Printed for the author by George P. Putnam, 1853. 336pp. plus frontispiece map and folding map. Original blindstamped brown cloth, spine gilt. Spine extremities and corners lightly worn, head of spine somewhat chipped. Pencil ownership inscription on front pastedown. Frontis map leaf loosening, text block cracked. Preliminaries and text edges throughout tanned, dampstaining to upper corners of rear leaves. Good. A scarce work, providing a very good picture of army life during the Mexican War, including accounts of some of the major battles of the war, including the Battle of Monterey, and with material on the Texas Rangers. The author's regiment returned home after the Battle of Buena Vista. HOWES G156. SABIN 27330. TUTOROW 3387. GARRETT, p.139. HAFERKORN, p.45. (Inventory #: WRCAM39439C)
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