Appleton and Company, New York & London. Xvi, 580 & ix, 582 pgs. Bound in blue cloth boards with titles present to the spine and front board. Boards have shelf-wear present to the extremities (stain present to the front board of volume II).
Previous owner's name present to the front endpaper. Text is clean and free of marks. A comprehensive look at the life of James Harrison Wilson. He gives entertaining and insightful views of Generals Grant, Sheridan, McClellan and Nathan Bedford Forrest.James Harrison Wilson (September 2, 1837 - February 23, 1925) was a United States Army topographic engineer and a Union Army Major General in the American Civil War. He served as an aide to Maj.
McClellan during the Maryland Campaign before joining Maj. Grant's army in the Western Theater, where he was promoted to brigadier general.In 1864, he transferred from engineering to the cavalry, where he displayed notable leadership in many engagements of the Overland Campaign, though his attempt to destroy Lee's supply lines failed when he was routed by a much smaller force of Confederate irregulars. James Harrison Wilson 1st Ed 1912 Under The Old Flag Recollections Of Civil War. Up For Sale Today is. Recollections Of Military Operations In The Way For The Union, The Spanish War. Returning to the Western Theater, Wilson became one of the few Union commanders to defeat Confederate cavalier Nathan Bedford Forrest in battle - at the Battle of Franklin in November 1864 and again during his raid through Alabama and Georgia in March and April 1865. Wilson ended the war with his men capturing both Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Andersonville Prison commandant Henry Wirz in May 1865. Upon his death in 1925, he was the fourth-to-last living Union Civil War general. OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Our goal is to provide the best books for the lowest prices. Thank you for visiting this listing and we hope to see you again soon! Book formats and corresponding sizes.
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