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Forty years of Active Service. Being Some History of the War between

O'FERRALL, Charles T.

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O'FERRALL, Charles T. Forty years of Active Service. Being Some History of the War between the Confederacy and the Union of the Events Leading Up to It, with Reminiscences of the Struggle and Accounts of the Author's Experiences of Four Years from Private to Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Colonel in the Cavalry of Northern Virginia. Also Much of the History of Virginia and the Nation in Which the Author Took Part for Many Years in Political Conventions and on the Hustings and as Lawyer, Member of the Legislature of Virginia, Judge, Member of the House of Representatives of the United States and Governor of Virginia. New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1904. 367pp. Portrait frontis. Orig. cloth. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, else very good or better. Dornbusch II, 1270. Krick 361 notes that all title pages examined had the parenthetical notation of "Third Thousand" as does this. He surmises that "the publisher used this device to imply immediate success." "Half of this personal narrative recounts the author's service in the Shenandoah Valley as an officer in the 12th Virginia Cavalry; O'Ferrall later served as a congressman and as governor of Virginia" Nevins I, p.139. Bookseller Inventory # 68939

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