William Bickham, Rosecrans’ Campaign With the Fourteenth Army Corps, 1st ed.
Includes the Often Missing Map
Bickham, William D. ROSESCRANS’ CAMPAIGN WITH THE FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, OR THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND: A NARRATIVE OF PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS WITH…OFFICIAL REPORTS OF THE BATTLE OF STONE RIVER. Cincinnati: 1863. 1st ed., 474p., ft. (map). [Howes B-422, Eicher #69]
Scarce eyewitness account by a Cincinnati Commercial correspondent.
A graduate of West Point, Rosecrans served as a professor at the academy and in engineering assignments before leaving the Army to pursue a career in civil engineering. In addition to his Civil War service (Rich Mountain, Iuka, Second Corinth, Stones River, Tullahoma, Chickamauga, Prices Raid) Rosecrans was an American inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, and politician.
Ex-lib., but w/ no external markings; ch. & fray. extrems.; starting to peel at head of sun sp.; lt. shaken hngs.; pencil notes, rear eps.; else good.