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Journal of a Grandfather

HUGHES, William Edgar]

Soft cover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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[HUGHES, William Edgar]. Journal of a Grandfather. [St. Louis, MO: Nixon-Jones Printing Co., 1912]. 1st ed. 239pp. Portrait frontis., plates. Orig. cloth-backed boards, T.e.g. Some wear to corners, closed tear to front free endpaper, else a very good copy. HOWES C-856, "aa": "Colonel Cramp [sic] served in the Confederate army and was later active in the Texas cattle industry." Howes apparently never saw a copy. Although listed in U.S.Iana, the work appears under the name "Cramp." The frontispiece and dedication are signed "W.E.H. Gramp" and "Gramp" also appears on the spine, Very scarce, according to some bibliographers, 100 copies were printed. The work contains a wealth of information on the author's Confederate experience as well as his life as a cowboy, rancher, and stagecoach driver. Hughes served under McCulloch in the Confederate army and settled in Young County, Texas. This work serves as the only eyewitness account of the 1st Texas Artillery and the 16th Confederate Cavalry. Dornbusch II, 1042. Nevins I, p.108. Bookseller Inventory # 68413

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Title: Journal of a Grandfather

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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