Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War With Mexico, in 1846-48. Mexican War, John Kenly, eese.

INSCRIBED

Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer. War With Mexico, in 1846-48.

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

521 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Original green cloth, decorated in black and gilt. Some wear at joints and head, else fine Bookplate of James Torr Harmer. Not in Sabin, Howes or Streeter. Item #241555

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.

Inscribed "To Edmund Law Rogers/ with the regards of/ John R. Kenly/ Balto. Jan. 18, 1873." Rogers was a prominent Baltimorean.

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