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REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR; Being Part of the Message and Documents Communicated to the Two Houses of Congress at the Beginning of the Second Session of the Forty-Fourth Congress. Volume 1. House of Representatives. Ex.Doc.1 Part 2.

Fold-out organizational chart & morning reports (2), plates of military uniforms (9), foldout charts of the South Pass of the Mississippi River (4), 9 x 6, 518 pp. Covers worn, stained, spotted, soiled, small dent on front edge, corners bumped & well worn, replacement leather spine with paper label "Official Report on Custer's Death," spine is slightly cocked, soiling and staining on top page edge, staining on foredge, replacement endpapers, creased corners, occasional smudging & soiling, small tears, charts & plates have tears, overall good condition. Contains Gen. Sherman's report on Indian activity in the west, the Battle of Little Big Horn & incl. reports from Gen.Terry & Major Reno on the demise of Custer and his men, pursuit of the Indians; report from Lt. Gen. Sherman on the Indians & Custer, incl reports by Capt Ed Smith, Brig Gen Terry, Col John Gibbon, Major Reno (7th Cav), Capt Benteen (7th Cav), Major Orlando Moore, Gen W.B. Hazen, Gen Nelson Miles. The rest of this report deals with other areas of the military: quartermaster's reports, Ft. Leavenworth, Freedmen's Branch of the Adjutant-General's office. Very detailed information on events surrounding the Battle of Little Big Horn.

Book Id: 96-7067

Price: $1,500.00

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