Was General Thomas Slow At Nashville? With a Description of the Greatest Cavalry Movement of the War and General James H. Wilson's Cavalry Operations in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. Henry V. Boynton.

Was General Thomas Slow At Nashville? With a Description of the Greatest Cavalry Movement of the War and General James H. Wilson's Cavalry Operations in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia

Hardcover, New York: Francis P. Harper, 1896. First Edition. Very Good. Limited to 450 Copies, this is number 44. First owner of this book was James Rowland Willett (1831-1907) , his neat signature is on the full title page. We have several books from his library. Willett served in the US Army during the Civil War and was present at the Battle of Nashville. Willett was born in Ireland, but graduated from college in Pennsylvania. Willett was an army engineer and during the Civil War served mainly in Tennessee under the Union generals Lyon and Rosecrans. Willett entered the war as a Lieutenant and ended it as a Major and Brevet Lt. Colonel. After the war Willett became an engineer and architect and helped build notable buildings in Nashville and then Chicago after the fire of 1871. Spine is slightly slanted. Boards slightly bowed. Binding very barely cracked at pages 48-49, still sound with all pages present and tight. Edge of front board has a small spot of rubbing. Light rubbing to much of the front cover. Text is clean. No dust jacket. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 95 pages. [Item #77271]

Price: $195.00

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