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    Mosby Ranger Major John Scott: Partisan Life With Mosby signed by John G. Beckham, another Mosby Ranger. Scott rode with famed Confederate cavalryman Colonel John Singleton Mosby and after the war, put down his recollections of the war in book form. This copy of Partisan Life is a first edition printed in 1867 by Harper Brothers of New York. It is a fascinating account of battles of the war, details of hand-to-hand combat, personal memories of Colonel Mosby, and information only Major Scott could give the reader.

    Measuring 6¼" x 9¼", this rust-colored cloth bound volume is illustrated with portraits of Mosby and his men as well as battle scenes. The binding is intact and is beautifully gilt-stamped with crossed sabers at the top, lettering, and a depiction of Mosby charging on his horse, pistol drawn at the bottom of the spine. There is some foxing throughout, but otherwise this historic book is in good condition.

    Provenance: The Tharpe Collection of American Military History

    Exhibited: The Liberty Heritage Society Museum


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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