1862 Cadet Life at West Point Civil War Union General Strong Military PROVENANCE

STRONG, George C

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Brigadier General George C Strong served as a Union officer during the American Civil War. He was not known for his writing, though ‘Cadet Life at West Point’ is attributed to him. This work, written in a story-like fashion, describes life at the US Military Academy from his and other ‘cadets’ perspectives. This work was published in 1862, at the height of the Civil War designed for Union recruits, soldiers, and the general public who were curious about the military.

 

This first edition features an introductory sketch by Benson Lossing.

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1862 Cadet Life at West Point Civil War Union General Strong Military PROVENANCE

 

Brigadier General George C Strong served as a Union officer during the American Civil War. He was not known for his writing, though ‘Cadet Life at West Point’ is attributed to him. This work, written in a story-like fashion, describes life at the US Military Academy from his and other ‘cadets’ perspectives. This work was published in 1862, at the height of the Civil War designed for Union recruits, soldiers, and the general public who were curious about the military.

 

This first edition features an introductory sketch by Benson Lossing.

 

Item number: #16271

Price: $550

 

STRONG, George C

 

Cadet life at West Point

 

Boston: T.O.H.P. Burnham, 1862. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvii, 367, [1]; 3, [1]
  • References: Sabin 92904
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • John P. Gillis, 1865
      • likely John Pritchett Gillis (1803–1873), a commodore in the United States Navy. He served in the Navy from 1825 until 1866 and saw military action in the Mexican-American War and the U.S. Civil War.
    • James Barkley, 1865
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~7.25in X 5in (18.5cm x 13cm)

 

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16271

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

STRONG, George C

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete