William Bickham, Rosecrans’ Campaign With the Fourteenth Army Corps, Signed, 1st ed
Includes the Often Missing Map
William Bickham’s Rosecrans’ Campaign With the Fourteenth Army Corps is a 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.
Presentation copy to University of Vermont from General Rush C. Hawkins, with his book plate. Hawkins was commander of the 9th New York regiment, ‘Hawkins’ Zouaves.
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.
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. Signed. (map). [Howes B-422, Eicher #69]