NY: Harper & Brothers, 1914. First. Hard Cover. Very minimal x lib from a church library. Two unobtrusive stamps on the glue downs and a small remnant of a "due" log on the back endpaper. Overall an exceptional copy. The white shield is nearly complete, the illustrations and portraits are excellent. / None. Item #413
This is an autobiography of a man raised with privilege in the Huntsville, AL area. He served in the Fourth Alabama Cavalry (CSA) as a youth. Much information of the antebellum South and his service as a noted surgeon following the War.
Dornbusch II-14. Nevins I-183: “…exceptionally interesting and reliable…”.
The author wrote a very collectable biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest which was published first in 1899.