Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War with Mexico, in the Years 1846-7-8.

Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott & Co, 1873.

1 vols. 8vo. Original dark brick cloth, decorated in black, section at head of spine torn away, tail chipped, shaken, light marginal browning, else a good copy with the bookplate of George Meade on endpapers Not in Sabin, Howes or Streeter. Item #16250

By the act of May 13, 1846 the president was authorized to recruit volunteers to serve for a year or during this war (Preface). Kenly met Polk, volunteered to put together a company of volunteers from Baltimore and after this was accomplished was made a Captain in the Volunteer company known as "Baltimore's Own." The text is from his journal made during the war.

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