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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. 8vo. 185pp. Illustrations. Original cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Some bumping and bowing to boards. Rear hinge broken. In a beautiful full blue morocco clamshell box; rounded spine with gilt lettering. Overall, in very good condition.

    "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).

    References: Howes R444. Raines, p. 178.


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