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  • LONE STAR DEFENDERS - A CHRONICLE OF THE THIRD TEXAS BRIGADE - BARRON 1908

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    Book Description: 0. BARRON, S[amuel] B[enton]. The Lone Star Defenders: A Chronicle of the Third Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade. New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1908. 1st ed. 276 pp. Portrait frontis., portraits. Orig. cloth, T.e.g. Spine slightly faded, slight rubbing to cloth, else a very good copy. Gilt lettering on spine and cover is about 90%. HOWES B-181. "A lively chronicle of fighting, marching and waiting. The 3rd Texas Cavalry was very active and distinguished in the fighting of the western campaigns. Barron's recollections of soldier life in camp and in the field are a valuable addition to the narrative of battles and skirmished. the sum total is one of the better Confederate memoirs treating of the western cavalry." Krick 25. The book is tightly bound with the pages clean. The book is inscribed in the front with, Gen'l. W. L. Cabell with the compliments of the Author, it also reads, Received May the 6th 1910 from his old friend and comrade Captain S. B. Baron of ??? ??? Mrs. Cabell. The book has Cabell's name on the front cover.