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Darnell, Elias:

A JOURNAL CONTAINING AN ACCURATE AND INTERESTING ACCOUNT OF THE HARDSHIPS, SUFFERINGS, BATTLES, DEFEAT, AND CAPTIVITY OF THOSE HEROIC KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS AND REGULARS COMMANDED BY GENERAL WINCHESTER, IN THE YEARS 1812-13. ALSO, TWO NARRATIVES BY MEN THAT WERE WOUNDED IN THE BATTLES ON THE RIVER RAISIN, AND TAKEN CAPTIVE BY THE INDIANS.

Philadelphia: 1854 16mo. 98, [1], [1 blank], [8 publ. advts.] pp. Bound in modern leatherette, spine title label. Minor scattered foxing. Very Good. This edition is the only printing cited by Field, Sabin, and Ayer. Howes says the first two printings-- 1813 and 1814-- are virtually unobtainable; Streeter's Sale offered the 1834 Philadelphia. The narratives are by Timothy Mallary and John Davenport, who were captured at the Battle of Raisin. The last text page is a poem entitled, 'The Battle of Raisin.' Howes D73. Field 399. Ayer 57. II Streeter Sale 1081.


Book Id: 16771

Price: $350.00

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