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Cavalry service with General Sheridan, and life in Libby prison,
by George N. Bliss. [Read before the Society, Tuesday, November 18, 1883.]
|Main Creator:||Bliss, George N. (George Newman), 1837-|
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Suffolk, Va. : Robert Hardy Publications, 1986.
Personal narratives of events in the War of the Rebellion ;
3d ser., no. 6.
"Edition limited to two hundred and fifty copies."
This is a Xeroxed copy, stapled. Originally published by the Society in 1884 as part of a series, this edition printed in 1986.
Bliss, who was with the First Rhode Island Cavalry, under the general command of Sheridan, was taken captive after his horse was shot out from under him. Interesting first-hand account of the skirmish before the capture. Apparently, some of the combatants recognized the enemy from previous encounters.
Physical description: 103 pages : frontispiece (portrait) ; 21 cm.
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GR P 717: Stephen Griffin Collection
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