James S. Wadsworth of Geneseo: Brevet Major-General of United States Volunteers

Pearson, Henry Greenleaf

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1913
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dark blue gilt stamped cloth, top edges gilt, xiv + 321pages, + fold-out map at end; four maps with tissues, photogravure frontis with tissue of Wadsworth, two photogravure of Wadsworth's wife and sister, 16 other illustrations, Index, several Appendices (Genealogy, Methods of Wadsworth's Agriculture, Wadsworth Estate in 1850, Troops Left by McClellan for the Defense of Washington; as well as some speeches made on various occasions). Corners and spine ends bumped, covers scuffed particularly front cover, shelf wear at bottom fore-edge, damp stains of a few pages, including the photogravure of Wadsworth's wife & sister. Biography of Brevet Major-General James S. Wadsworth, who ran unsuccessfully for Governor of New York State. Wadsworth was left in command of the troops protecting Washington, D.C. when McClellan & his troops left the city. Wadsworth's integrity was admired by President Lincoln and he was often called on for advice when he was not commanding troops at the war front. As brave as he was stubborn, Wadsworth died on May 8, 1864 after being wounded in the Wilderness Campaign and taken prisoner by Confederate forces. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 3 oz. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 004585. Bookseller Inventory # 004585

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Title: James S. Wadsworth of Geneseo: Brevet ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Edition Unstated

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