Banners in the Air: The Eighth Ohio Volunteers and the Spanish-American War.

Kent: The Kent State University Press, 1988. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light shelf wear to edges of the boards with minor bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Dj has light shelf wear on edges and minor rubbing along the spine. Gift inscription from editor to previous owner on the front free endpaper. 147 pages with illustrations, 2 appendices (1. Memorial Service at Wooster, 2. Roster), endnotes, list for further reading, and index. The account of Colonel Curtis Hard (1845-1917) of the Eighth Ohio Volunteers of their mobilization and deployment in Cuba for the Spanish-American War. Although this unit saw no combat during the conflict, the account is useful source about soldiering at the end of nineteenth century. Item #9626

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