Item #429 Gen. Nathaniel Lyon and Missouri in 1861. LtCol James Peckham.
Gen. Nathaniel Lyon and Missouri in 1861.

Gen. Nathaniel Lyon and Missouri in 1861.

NY: American News, 1866. First. Hard Bound. VG with some rubbing on the front board.Spine lettering bright. Big book plate on front gluedown. / None. Item #429

General Lyon was given much credit for saving Missouri (a slave state) for the Union. He led hs forces into Soputhwest Missouri to fight The Confederates under Price. He was killed at the Battle of Wilson's Creek and became a Midwestern martyr.

Nevins I-40: "...opinionated, detailed..." Dornbusch III--3234.

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