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William Bickham, Rosecrans’ Campaign With the Fourteenth Army Corps, 1st ed.

Includes the Often Missing Map

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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.