Partisan Life with Col. John S. Mosby. John Scott.
Partisan Life with Col. John S. Mosby

Partisan Life with Col. John S. Mosby

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1867. First Edition. First Printing. Full cloth. Octavo. xvi, [17]-492 pages. Fine. Bound in dark maroon cloth over boards with ornamental gilt-stamped spine, crossed swords stamped in gilt on upper board, dark brown endpapers. 19th century owner's name penned on preliminary blank leaf. Binding shows minor extremity rubs, binding is solid, hinges not cracked. Clean and bright copy.

Early account which tends to mythologize Mosby, but which also contains valuable personal insights into the man, his rangers, and their part in pioneering the tactics of harassment during the Civil War.

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