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THE WAR IN FLORIDA: BEING AN EXPOSITION OF ITS CAUSES, AND AN ACCURATE HISTORY OF THE CAMPAIGNS OF GENERALS CLINCH, GAINES AND SCOTT...By a Late Staff Officer
Baltimore: Lewis and Coleman, 1836.. viii,184pp. plus three folding maps. Original green ribbed cloth. Cloth a bit darkened and rubbed. Two closed tears in folding frontispiece map. Quite clean internally. Very good. This copy bears the ownership signature on the front pastedown of Admiral John A. Dahlgren of the United States Navy. Dahlgren, head of the Union Navy's ordnance department, developed several important innovations during the Civil War. A significant history of the Seminole War, by a participant. "Unsparingly critical of Jackson, Jesup and the Secretary of War" - Howes. The maps are "A Map of the Seat of War in Florida, 1836"; plans of the "Battle and Massacre Ground of Major Dade and Command Dec. 28th, 1835"; and "Camp Izard on the Ouithlacoochee River Feb. 29, 1836." Potter was a former United States military officer who was wounded at Camp Izard. CLARK III:225. HOWES P515, "aa." STREETER SALE 1236. SABIN 64673. FIELD 548, 1628. SERVIES 1902.
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