Title: The Early Life and Public Career of Winfield...
Publisher: H. W. Kelley, Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1880
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition
(1880). Title continued: ".Account of the Proceedings at the Cincinnati Convention; the Platform, Tables of Ballots, etc. with Anecdotes and Incidents; Including Also A Sketch of the Life of Hon. William H. English". Gilt lettering front cover and spine; with decorations in black. Richly embellished with many fine illustrations. 431 pages. Front end papers partially split at spine. The authors adopted a new title for Hancock. "Hancock the Superb". Contents include: Schoolboy Days; The Permanent Impress of a good Home Moulds his Character; .as a West Point Cadet; His Gallant Career in the Mexican War; His Experiences in California: His long March across the Continent from Benicia; Hancock Breveted Major in the United States Regular Army; Hancock a Colonel in the Regular Army; The Bloody Battle of Chancellorsville; Hancock's Bold Charge puts the Enemy's Solid Column to Flight; The Furious Fight at Gettysburg; The Wounded Hero an Object of Adoration; Hancock's Campaign with Grant; Our Hero Again Wounded; Hancock's Siege-Lines Closing in on the Confederate Capital; Atlanta Reduced; Brigadier-General Hancock; The End of His Fighting Career; In Washington; He has Charge of Washington after the Assassination of President Lincoln; The Cincinnati Convention, which Nominated Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock, U.S.A., for President of the United States, June 24, 1880; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 4838
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