New York: Neale Publishing Company, 1908. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Item #6140
Octavo. 382 pp., frontis, plates. First edition. In publisher's green cloth with title in gold on the front cover and spine; top edge gilt. Spine is sunned, as usual, otherwise, only light rubbing to the extremities; light dusting to the textblock edges; internally a clean copy; all plates and maps are present as called for. Krick notes that this is "one of the best of the Neale Confederate titles. Buck provides considerable biographical data on Cleburne's pre-war career, as well as on his military activities" Neale Books 60. Harwell calls it "A fine account of Pat Cleburne, the fighting Irishman who became on of the Confederacy's finest and most colorful generals of the western armies" In Tall Cotton 16. And Nevins rounds out the praise, "Unquestionably one of the best Confederate memoirs of the war in the West" Nevins I, p. 65. Howes B-915.