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History of La Porte County, Indiana, and Its Townships, Towns and Cities., Packard, Jasper
1 Packard, Jasper History of La Porte County, Indiana, and Its Townships, Towns and Cities.
La Porte, IN S. E. Taylor & Company, Steam Printers 1876 First Edition Marbled Covered Boards. Very Good Duodecimo Hand-Colored Map 
An important history of this county by its U. S. Congressman, Jasper Packard. A major portion of it, pages 289-399 are its Military Record, as composed by Brig. Gen. Jasper Packard. Its military record includes The Black Hawk War, and the Civil War (with pages and pages of unit rosters). With many excellent advertisements, from photographers to the Electropathic and Hygienic Institute, and for the "La Porte Clipper" corn plow and cultivator. 467pp., rebacked with new quarter leather spine and title label, inked name on endpaper. Rare. 005877 
Price: 300.00 USD
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2 Sheridan, Philip H. Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan, 2 volumes
New York Charles L Webster 1888 first edition hardcover Very Good 8vos 
Includes stell engraved plates and folding maps.500, 486 pages, green cloth, bright gilt. Preface leave chipped, one fore-edge snagged; presentation plate from Frank Gaylor Cook. "Emphasizes the military campaigns of the [Civil] War "- Nevins II p. 88. "Recounts Custer's exploits in the Civil War and also the Battle of Washita, but is strangely silent regarding the Little Big Horn. A well-written history and an inside look at Custer's battle tactics during the civil war." - Dowd 2948. Sheridan defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction there was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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