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Pingenot Auction, Lot 66

66. CASHIN, Herschel V., et al. Under Fire with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry, Being a Brief...Review of the Negro’s Participation in the Wars of the United States.... Chicago: American Publishing House, [1902]. 361 pp., numerous illustrations. 8vo, original pictorial cloth with some wear but a very good copy.
         Best edition, revised from the 1899 original. Pingenot: An increasingly rare and desirable account of the most famous unit of black soldiers, the 10th U.S. Cavalry, covering service in the Indian campaigns of the post-Civil War era, with most attention given to fighting in Cuba during the Spanish American War. Also includes chapters on the 9th Cavalry, and the 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments. Afro-Americana 2112. Venzon 744. Work, p. 401.
($150-300)