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    Victor M. Rose. Ross' Texas Brigade, Being a Narrative of Events Connected with its Service in the Late War Between the States. Louisville: Courier-Journal, 1881. First edition. Octavo. 185 pages. Illustrations. Original dark-blue cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to front board and spine.

    "Has the organization of the Brigade; all its campaigns, including battles of Chastenahlah, Elk Horn, Iuka, Oakland, and capture of Holly Springs. Sketches and portraits of Gens. L. S. Ross, John S. Griffith, and sketches of Gen. J. W. Whitfield, Cols. Elkanah Greer, H. P. Mabry, D. W. Jones, and Hon. O. N. Hollingsworth; and sketches and portraits of Cols. Jack Wharton, John H. Brooks, and P. F. Ross. Also an account of the Battle of the Wichita; reminiscences of Camp Chase; and 'The South,' a poem of three stanzas. The author was a member of this famous Texas Brigade, whose history he narrates so well" (Raines).

    Condition: Boards with scattered soiling and worn at the corners; front and rear pastedowns a bit bubbled; uniform light toning to contents, more so to the preliminary and terminal pages; plates with some toning and scattered foxing, else very good.

    References: Howes R444. Raines, p. 178.


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