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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. Frontispiece. Original green, blind stamped cloth over boards; boards show some staining. Gilt lettering and gilt stamped Lone Star to spine. Front free endpaper heavily damaged; front pastedown separating, exposing the hinge. Also some damage to the rear endpapers, but the text block remains intact. Fraying at the corners as well as the head and foot of the spine. Moderate shelfwear. Slight foxing to pages, but overall the leaves are in great shape. Volume contained in a clear, oversized dust jacket. Near very good.
    References: Basic Texas Books 17. Howes B533. Raines, p. 27.


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    "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).



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