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Theophilus Noel. A Campaign from Santa Fe to the Mississippi. Only 500 Printed!

Theophilus Noel. A Campaign from Santa Fe to the Mississippi. Only 500 Printed!

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152 pp. First American edition.

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Noel, Theophilus. A CAMPAIGN FROM SANTA FE TO THE MISSISSIPPI; BEING A HISTORY OF THE OLD SIBLEY BRIGADE FROM ITS FIRST ORGANIZATION TO THE PRESENT TIME; ITS CAMPAIGNS IN NEW MEXICO, ARIZONA, TEXAS, LOUISIANA AND ARKANSAS, IN THE YEARS 1861-2-3-4.

Raleigh, N.C.: C. R. Sanders, Jr., 1961. 152 pp. First American edition. Limited to 500 numbered copies. This is a reprint in handsome facsimile of the extraordinarily rare 1865 Confederate edition. Original cloth, fine in the original glassine dust jacket and publisher's slipcase.

NEVINS I, 138: "A beautifully printed and bound reissue of Noel's original text."

COULTER, 345: "The author was primarily interested in military activities of the Sibley brigade but also observed the country traversed and described its striking aspects." Noel served in the 4th Texas Cavalry.

HARWELL: IN TALL COTTON THE 200 MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS FOR THE READER RESEARCHER AND COLLECTOR, 134. 

 

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