Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 58

Price Realized: $ 1,125
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(CIVIL WAR--CONFEDERATE.) Wheeler, Joseph. A Revised System of Cavalry Tactics for the Use of the Cavalry and Mounted Infantry, C.S.A. 38 numbered plates. [4], 220, 104, 47, 97-108, xiv pages plus one publisher's ad leaf. 16mo, original cloth-backed boards, minimal wear; browning and minimal wear to contents; private library tag on front pastedown. In modern cloth slipcase. Mobile, AL: S.H. Goetzel, 1863

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The author was a Confederate major general whose cavalry offered the most effective resistance to Sherman's march. Includes 6 leaves of printed bugle music preceding the index. Parrish & Willingham 5116. None traced at auction since 2007.