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Letters from the Frontiers Written During a Period of Thirty Years'

McCALL, Major Genl. George A.

Publication Date: 1868
Hardcover
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McCALL, Major Genl. George A. Letters from the Frontiers. Written during a Period of Thirty Years' Service in the Army of the United States. Phila.: J.B. Lippincott, 1868. 1st ed. 539pp. Orig. cloth. Light wear to spine endes, else a very good copy. Howes M-30, "aa." Clark III:68.Graff 2574. Rader 2273. Wagner-Camp 201 note. Inscribed by the author's grandson." "A fascinating account of Army service on the frontiers of Florida in the 1820s, the Black Hawk War, Tennessee in the 1830s, Arkansas, the Mexican War, and after that Santa Fe. In 1853 he resigned his commission as Lieutenant Colonel due to ill health. During the civil War he returned to military service in the Volunteers as Major General of Pennsylvania Volunteers. He wrote charmingly of his horses, dogs, hunting, and the military life. The work is a classic of its period"-Graff. Bookseller Inventory # 9882

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Title: Letters from the Frontiers Written During a ...

Publication Date: 1868

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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