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THE LIFE O MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS

THE LIFE O MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS

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THE LIFE O MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS

by Van Horne, Thomas

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Octavo (8 3/4 by 6 inches) New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1882. First Edition. x, 502 pages, eight folded maps, frontis is an engraved portrait of Thomas.

Appendix contains "Roster of Troops Engaged at Mill Springs, Kentucky January 19, 1862," and "Organization of U. S. Forces Commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas, at the Battle of Nashville, Tenn, Dec. 15 and 16, 1864." Index, and six pages of Publisher's advertisements.

Original blue cloth binding, with facsimile signature of General Thomas centered on upper cover in gilt; and title, author, and publisher in gilt on spine. Very good condition (light, old water stain to lower right corner of front cover, and lower left corner of back cover; not affecting contents that are intact, bright, and clean).

A biography of "The Rock of Chickamauga," previously belonging to a West Point graduate, Captain F. W. Mansfield, U. S. Infantry, with his book plate on front pastedown, and his inked signature, at "Fort Apache, Arizona, September 1897" on front fly leaf.

According to Nevins: "Civil War Books, A Critical Bibliography," volume II, page 97 - "An attempt to vindicate Thomas and to accord him the justice that the author felt had been withheld by previous writers."

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
THE LIFE O MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS
Author
Van Horne, Thomas
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1882
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Life of Major-General George H. Thomas "Rock of Chickamauga"
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Americana; Old and Rare; Biography; Military History; Civil War; History; First Edition; Antiquarian; American Army; Major-General George H. Thomas;

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