New York: Morrisania, 1863. First Edition. Leather. viii, 156 pages, index. Large foldout color tinted map of Stony Point. Numerous full page engravings, three facsimile letters from 1779. Dark green leather with spine titles in gilt, gilt ruled borders to covers. Corners chafted, chafing along outer cover fold, textblock square, binding tight. Marbled endpapers, text clean with uniform mild toning to margins. Good Plus. Item #75336
Details the daring and successful night raid under General Wade against the British. Prepared for the New York Historical Society and read at its regular monthly meeting, April 1, 1862. Part XI from Dawson's "Gleanings from the Harvest-Field of American History."