A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War.

TYLER, Daniel

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Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Privately Printed
Date Published: 1882

Description: 376pp. 8vo, original black cloth, bottom of spine and edges of corners lightly worn, cloth lightly soiled, front flyleaf, last blank page, and endpapers, all lightly soiled. (Salt Lake City: Privately Printed), 1881 on title page, (but printed in 1882). First Edition

Comments: "The earliest and probably the best book on the famous Mormon Battalion of the Mexican War, written by one of its members. The battalion was organized at Council Bluffs in June, 1846...and after its grueling march across the southern deserts was mustered out in San Diego in January, 1847. A complete list of the members of the battalion is given and every detail of the hard journey is told by Sergeant Tyler...Although the title-page bears the date 1881 the book was probably published in the latter part of 1882 since a list of surviving members of the battalion as of March 1882, in given on page 370." J. Gregg Layne, Zamorano 80. Flake 9063. Cowan p. 648. Howes T-447. Graff 4226.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 252443


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Hello from England. I received the book today, and just wanted you to know that I'm really happy with it -- its condition is really amazing, and a lot better than I had hoped. It also happens to be a really excellent book, which helps. I also wanted to say thanks for the great packaging: it's surprisingly often that companies don't pack their books properly and they end up getting damaged during the shipping process! Kind regards, - Hannah W.
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