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Graber, H. W.
Life Record of H. W. Graber - A Terry Texas Ranger, 1861-1865 - Sixty-Two Years in Texas
[1916]. First Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 442pp. Hardcover. Good. Original boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine; includes frontis portrait; housed in modern clamshell box. Boards have moderate chipping to spine and light soiling; front pastedown shows evidence of bookplate; a couple leaves have minor creasing. This volume contains the memoirs of a member of the 8th Texas Cavalry Regiment, more commonly known as Terry’s Texas Rangers, one of the best known Texas regiments to serve in the Civil War. “The Terry Rangers distinguished themselves at the battles of Shiloh (April 6–8, 1862), Perryville (October 8, 1862), Murfreesboro (December 31, 1862–January 2, 1863), Chickamauga (September 19–20, 1863), and Chattanooga (November 24–25, 1863); in the Atlanta campaign (May 1–September 2, 1864); and as raiders in Kentucky and Tennessee under Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest” (Texas State Historical Association). A rare account of a Terry Texas Ranger. . [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA [United States]
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