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Cadet life at West Point

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Cadet life at West Point

by STRONG, George C

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1862 Cadet Life at West Point Civil War Union General Strong Military PROVENANCE

Brigadier General George C Strong served as a Union officer during the American Civil War. He was not known for his writing, though 'Cadet Life at West Point' is attributed to him. This work, written in a story-like fashion, describes life at the US Military Academy from his and other 'cadets' perspectives. This work was published in 1862, at the height of the Civil War designed for Union recruits, soldiers, and the general public who were curious about the military.

This first edition features an introductory sketch by Benson Lossing.

Item number: #16271

Price: $550

STRONG, George C

Cadet life at West Point

Boston: T.O.H.P. Burnham, 1862. First edition.


· Collation: Complete with all pages

o xvii, 367, [1]; 3, [1]

· References: Sabin 92904

· Provenance: Handwritten

o John P. Gillis, 1865

likely John Pritchett Gillis (1803–1873), a commodore in the United States Navy. He served in the Navy from 1825 until 1866 and saw military action in the Mexican-American War and the U.S. Civil War.

o James Barkley, 1865

· Language: English

· Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure

o Cloth

· Size: ~7.25in X 5in (18.5cm x 13cm)

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Cadet life at West Point
STRONG, George C
Hardcover; tight and secure
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T.O.H.P. Burnham
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1862 Cadet Life at West Point Civil War Union General Strong Military PROVENANCE rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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