Title: On the Prairie of Palo Alto. Historical ...
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press, College Station Texas
Publication Date: 1997
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: pictorial dust jacket (fine)
Edition: First edition.
Quarto. black cloth lettered in red. Illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams, drawings. "The Battle of Palo Alto marked several first in American history: a new generation of professional soldiers - Ulysses S. Grant, George G. Meade, and James Longstreet - provided a wealth of expert knowledge to their senior officers; the military demonstrated the superior qualities of their newly introduced "flying" artillery; and graduates of the U. S. Military Academy experienced their first major test . [authors] use an interdisciplinary approach, coupling the research of a historian with that of a historical archaeologist, to present an accurate version of how the battle developed and concluded" - from dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 55533
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