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1 Bowman, Col S. M. and Irwin, Lt. Col. R. B. Sherman and His Campaigns : a Military Biography
New York, NY Charles B. Richardson 1865 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Photos & Maps 
512 pp, (2), dark green embossed cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine w/blind tooled borders on the front & rear covers. eight portraits with tissue guards and four maps. The book provides information on the life of William Tecumseh Sherman during his cadet years and early service in the US Army. He resigned from the army in 1853, as there appeared to be little chance for advancement. He was a manager of a branch banking-house until he accepted a postiion as the head of the new State Military Academy at Alexanderia, Louisiana. When Louisiana seceded from the union, Sherman resigned. When the Union decided to add a regiment of artillery, one of cavalry, and nine of infatnry to the regular army, Sherman applied and received a commission of Colonel of the Thirteenth Regiment of Infantry. The book then follows his path during the Civil War battles. the book is worn at top & bottom of the spine along w/some wear to the corners, tan stain on the rear cover, some foxing to pages and endpapers. 
Price: 119.00 USD
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