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45. BRACKETT, A. G. History of the United
States Cavalry, from the Formation of the Federal
Government to the 1st of June, 1863. To Which is Added a
List of all of the Cavalry Regiments, with the Names of
Their Commanders...in...Service since the Breaking out of
the Rebellion. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1865.
xii -337  [2, ads] pp., frontispiece, engraved
plates (one Texas plate, Resaca de Palma), maps.
12mo, original brown cloth, gilt sabers on upper cover,
bevelled edges. Some outer wear and staining.
First edition. Flake 787. Garrett, The Mexican-American War, p. 110. Graff 381. Howes B692. Plains & Rockies IV:411: "Accounts of Doniphan, Cooke, and Frémont." Rittenhouse 78. Includes much of Texas interest: Mexican-American battles fought on Texas soil, Albert Sidney Johnston and Robert E. Lee in Texas, camel experiment, Van Dorn and the 1858 Wichita Expedition, Cortina raids, Twiggs and Texas Secession, authors participation in fights with Apaches and Comanches, etc.