New York: Privately Printed, 1911. Hardcover. First Edition. 119 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth boards with gold embossed title to cover board and spine. Light wear to edges, minor bumping to corners but quite sharp and crisp for its age. Now in a custom mylar dust jacket. Top edge of text block is gilded, tissue protecting frontispiece has some stains, but no stains on the portrait of the author in uniform. Bookplate of Annette K. Rankine is affixed to the front pastedow and has left a slight "ghost" on the facing first free endpaper. Very Good.
Meyer served as a Captain, 24th New York Cavalry during the Civil War and received the Congressional Medal of honor for saving a fellow officer while badly wounded at Petersburg. Contains 11 plates of Union officers including George Armstrong Custer. A dramatic recounting of his experiences in the war. This copy is inscribed to Annette K. Rankine by Henry Meyer.