1882 1st ed Life of Union Army General Ambrose Burnside CIVIL WAR Rhode Island INCREDIBLE Maps + 87 Illustrations! BEAUTIFUL! Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a United States Senator. As a Union Army general in the American Civil War, he conducted successful campaigns in North Carolina and East Tennessee, as well as countering the raids of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan, but suffered disastrous defeats at the Battle of Fredericksburg and Battle of the Crater. His distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns, derived from his last name. He was also the first president of the National Rifle Association. We find this same first edition for sale elsewhere for $660! Main author: Benjamin Perley Poore Title: The life and public services of Ambrose E. Burnside, soldier, -citizen, -statesman. Published: Providence, R.I., J.A. & R.A. Reid, 1882. Language: English Notes & contents: 1st edition Filled with 87 illustrations and 8 maps! FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 448 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Providence, R.I., J.A. & R.A. Reid, 1882. Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18684279944
Title: 1882 1st ed Life of Union Army General ...
Publisher: Providence, R.I., J.A. & R.A. Reid, 1882.
Publication Date: 1882
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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