Under Fire with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry; Being a Brief, Comprehensive Review of the Negro's Participation in the Wars of the United States; Especially Showing the Valor and Heroism of the Negro Soldiers of the Ninth and Tenth Cavalries, and the Twenty-Fourth and Twenty-Fifth Infantries of the Regular Army; As Demonstrated in the Decisive Campaign around Santiago de Cuba, 1898, when These Soldiers Crowned Themselves with a Halo of Unfaded Glory.; Introduction by Major-Gen. Joseph Wheeler. Beautifully illustrated with over one hundred fine engravings from original photographs.
Chicago, IL: American Publishing House, (c1902). Second edition (first published 1899). 8vo. 361 pp. Plates, portraits of individuals and units. The Tenth was formed from Departments of Arkansas, Missouri, and the Platte in 1866, became an important force in the Indian Wars, and served heroically in the Cuba campaign. Work, p. 401. LCP/HSP 2112. Blockson catalogue 4261. Rear hinge cracked, else a very good copy. Original four-color illustrated tan cloth (rubbed, spine ends a bit frayed). (#3706). Item #57205