Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1865.
Illustrated by Map and Portrait. First Edition; 4th Thousand. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #9357
Library REBIND in hardcover, library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, tone, bottom corner dampstaining, some tears and light chipping, otherwise light wear. Original paperback front wrap of Davis pamphlet bound in, with chip to bottom corner. 1" gutter chip to top of last page 17/18 of Davis pamphlet with a few words of text loss. Solid hardcover.; Signed by the author's son: "Compliments of Wm H Patterson" on half-title page with possible date of 1895. This later "Fourth Thousand" printing contains the Appendix "Letters from Distinguished Men" dated up to January 1874, with author's note dated December 1873. Printing also contains both map and portrait frontispieces. C E Dornbusch; Military Bibliography of the Civil War; III 1471 (Patterson; Third Thousand); I PA-125 (Davis). Pamphlet by Davis: The Campaign of 1861 in the Shenandoah Valley : A Paper read before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, May 3, 1893; published 1893 Doylestown PA: Doylestown Publishing Co. Patterson's book and Davis's uncommon pamphlet both attempt to refute charges that Patterson's poor generalship allowed the Confederate army of Joseph E Johnston to out-maneuver him, leading to the Union rout at the First Battle of Manassas / Bull Run. ; Ex-Library; 128, 194; 18 pages; Signed by Family Member.
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