Four Years in the Saddle.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. First American edition. 12mo. 291 pp. Frontispiece. During different campaigns in the war, Gilmor (1838-1883), a native of Baltimore County, commanded both the 1st and 2nd Maryland Confederate Cavalry. Howes G-187. Nevins I, p. 94: "Author's career as a Confederate cavalryman was largely spent in the Valley of Virginia; his accounts of events are so embellished as to create doubts of authenticity." Dornbusch II, 523. Nicholson, p. 316. Bookplate, front hinge cracked, else very good. Original gilt-stamped decorated brown cloth (frayed at bottom of spine). (9959). Item #63453

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