Reminiscences of the Civil War
Hillsboro, TX: Hillsboro Mirror Print, 1902. First. Hard Bound. Beautifully rebound in 3/4 leather by one of the best restorers. Ex-library with nearly all the stamps. Other than one stamp within the text, marks are confined to the first three pages.Text is near fine. Priced accordingly. / None. Item #552
A very rare and expensive Hood's Texas Brigade related book. The author was a member of the famed Fifth Texas Infantry, arguably in one of the best brigades on either side. "Texans always turn them" and "Lee to the rear!" are two famous incidents with this brigade. In all the major fights and fought well.
Chock full of personal anecdotes. Stevens was captured at Gettysburg and served the rest of the War as a POW.
Howes 970, Dornbusch II Texas-105, not in Nevins.
(For a copy in its original binding, see Item # 562).