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    [Joseph P. Blessington]. The Campaigns of Walker's Texas Division. By a Private Soldier. New York: Lange, Little & Co., 1875. First edition. 8vo, 314 pages. Green, blind stamped cloth over boards with lettering and Lone Star gilt stamped to spine. Bookplate of R. E. Lee Glasgow to front pastedown. Boards lightly scuffed and stained; edges are fraying in places. Chipping at the head and foot of spine. Small hole in spine covering. Cloth is wrinkling on the rear board. Small stain on page 14. Volume contained in a clear dust jacket. Near very good.

    "The names of the officers and diary of marches also included, with an account of the surrender of the Trans-Mississippi Department. One of the best war histories written, as to the Texas troops" (Raines).

    References: Basic Texas Books 17. Howes B533. Raines, p. 27.


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