Author: Kenly, John R.
Title: Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer: War with Mexico in the Years 1846-7-8
Place Published: Philadelphia
Date Published: 1873
[iii-ix] x-xii,  14-521 [1, blank] pp. (8vo) 21.5x15 cm (8½x6"), ), original brown cloth. First Edition.
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Kenly was an officer of Maryland Volunteers under General Taylor, participating in the campaigns from the Texas border to Monterrey; later was with Scott’s forces on the march to Mexico City. A 42-page appendix lists the officers of his regiment and includes a copy of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. A well-written and scarce narrative especially in such nice collector’s condition.