Boston: George R. Holbrook & Co, 1848.
Twelfth Edition. Frontispiece portrait. 132 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Disbound, with boards present. Bookplate of James Torr Harmer and stamp of Edward H. Whorf. Internally fine, some foxing Howes D423. Item #241622
The author, a clerk on a steamboat and then a Mexican War Volunteer, was captured by Canales' band of Guerillas and experienced a rigorous Captivity. He describes the wretched internal conditions, incidents of the War, his final escape and perilous return journey across the country. There are 3 chapters on Texas.
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