Dorothy Sloan -- Books

AUCTION 22

 

Texans Who Wore the Gray


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125.     [CIVIL WAR]. JOHNSON, Sid[ney] S[mith]. Texans Who Wore Gray by Sid S. Johnson Capt. 3rd Texas Cavalry, Ross Brigade, C.S.A., and Brigadier General Texas Brigade, Forrest’s Cavalry, U.C.V…. Copyright Secured. Volume One [all published]. [Tyler, 1907]. [14], 5-407 [1, blank] pp., photographic text illustrations (portraits), 2 full-page. 8vo (23 x 6 cm), original navy blue cloth, title in gilt on spine and upper cover. A few minor spots to lightly worn binding, gilt lettering on spine flecked, text with light uniform browning (due to poor quality of paper), overall a very good copy.

     First edition. Basic Texas Books 110: “One of the most useful biographical compilations relating to Texans who served in the Confederacy. It includes biographies of 384 participants in the Civil War, as well as 66 personal anecdotes of war service.” Howes J152. Nevins, Civil War Books II:225. Parrish, Civil War Texana 52: “This extremely interesting and useful reference deserves to be reprinted with a carefully compiled index.”

($300-600)

 

Auction 22 Abstracts

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