Revised to include June 30, 1864. (Bound with): Eaton, J.H. Supplement to Army Paymaster's Manual, to include March 4, 1865. 2 vols. in one. 8vo, 3/4 contemporary black morocco; (ex-lib, small amount of contemporary pencil annotations in text of one page, otherwise very good). Washington: Government Printing Office, 1864, 1865.
Joseph H. Eaton taught at the U.S. Military Academy and fought in the Mexican War. From 1861 to 1863, he was paymaster for Kansas. In 1864 he became Assistant to the Paymaster General of the United States Army. He served in that office until the war ended. Ex libris of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Commandery of the State of Illinois with their bookplate.