New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899.
Illustrated by Folding map. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14118
Light tone with random foxing, folding map poorly folded with edge chipping and creasing, light cloth soil, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Memoir of US Army officer serving with the African American unit, the 10th Cavalry, which charged up San Juan Hill alongside Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders, with much reflection on leadership and organization of the U S Army. Bigelow, who had a long career as an officer with the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th and 10 Cavalry, earned a Silver Star for his actions on San Juan Hill. ; vii, 188, 4 ad pages.