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MEMOIR OF MAJ.-GEN. GEORGE H. THOMAS

MEMOIR OF MAJ.-GEN. GEORGE H. THOMAS

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MEMOIR OF MAJ.-GEN. GEORGE H. THOMAS

by Johnson, Richard W

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Octavo (8 1/2 by 5 3/4 inches) Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1881. First Edition. 322 pages illustrated with engraved frontispiece and portraits (including Sheridan, Sherman, Rosecrans, and Grant), Appendix (containing "Speech of General W. T. Sherman," and letters from George B. McClellan, and others regarding the unveiling of a statue, and the dedication of a monument in honor of Thomas), and an index. Green cloth binding bordered in blind with Greek key pattern, facsimile signature of Thomas, in gilt, centered on upper cover; and title, author and publisher in gilt on spine. Very good condition (minor shelf wear, not affecting contents).

"A brief, . . . and adulatory account of Thomas's military career; written by an associate:" Nevins. "Civil War Books, A Critical Bibliography," volume II, page 67.

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Title
MEMOIR OF MAJ.-GEN. GEORGE H. THOMAS
Author
Johnson, Richard W
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. B. Lippincott & Co.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1881
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Major-General George H. Thomas
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Americana; Old and Rare; Biography; Military History; Civil War; History; First Edition; Antiquarian; American Army; Engraved Plates; Army of the Cumberland; Major-General George H. Thomas;

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