Memoir of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon, of the First Brigage, Missouri Volunteers. Slain at the Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10, 1861.
Reprinted from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register for April, 1866. "No martyr in the late struggle for union and nationality fell more widely or sincerely lamented than Gen. Nathaniel Lyon. His military career in Missouri opened brilliantly, and was accepted as a prophecy of signal usefulness and honor. Through his foresight, decision and activity St. Louis was saved from the hands of the enemy." Includes a portrait of General Lyon and a labeled map of the plan of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, MO.
10 sheets 14 x 10 inch, bi-folded and secured booklet style. Printed recto and verso. Foxing throughout. Bottom margin of cover worn.
Civil War battles, Map