Frankfort, Ky: Hodges, 1842. Original paper over boards [some rubbing] with original paper title label on front board. Rebacked in morocco, with title stamped in gilt on spine. 152pp, light wear, else Very Good.
"The wholly believable and well expressed account of the young author's disastrous military campaign, capture and adoption by the Indians, and, most cruel of all, his imprisonment in Canada." Streeter. "A first-hand account of the massacre of Kentucky forces at River Raisin in Michigan during the War of 1812, including the author's experiences as a prisoner, held by the British and Native Americans." Siebert Sale. It recounts "the adventures of the Volunteers from Kentucky under the command of Cols. Allen, Lewis and Scott, who were called to the relief of Fort Wayne. Their route was from Georgetown, Ky. to Cincinnati, thence through the State of Ohio, by way of Piqua." Thomson.
FIRST EDITION. Howes A366. II Streeter Sale 1082. Siebert Sale 401. Graff 103. Field 52. Thomson 47. Item #27528