A History of the Laurel Brigade, Originally the Ashby Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia and Chew's Battery. Edited by Bushrod C. Washington.

(Baltimore, MD): Mrs. Kate McDonald, 1907. First edition. Large 8vo. 499 pp. Illustrated with 34 portrait plates and two other plates from paintings. The brigade was made from the 7th, 11th, 12th, and 35th Virginia Cavalry Regiments and Chew's Battery. Howes M-87. Nevins I, p. 125: "One of the most noted of early brigade histories; the author adroitly weaves his story from the 1861 formation of the 7th Virginia Cavalry to the 1865 disbandment of this mounted brigade." Dornbusch III, 1214. Not in Nicholson. Still a good solid copy. Original gilt-stamped green cloth (rear joint split four inches from the bottom, closed with an acetate dust jacket). (10015). Item #63578

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