A Narrative of the Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans under Generals Ross, Pakenham, and Lambert, in the Years 1814 and 1815: With Some Account of the Countries Visited

A Narrative of the Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans under Generals Ross, Pakenham, and Lambert, in the Years 1814 and 1815: With Some Account of the Countries Visited

George Robert Gleig;

London : J. Murray, 1821


[War of 1812] Bound in 3/4 modern leather over marbled boards.  [4], 377, [2] p. ; 22 cm. Underlining/marginalia throughout. Includes errata sheet. "The only connected and authentic account, which has yet been given, of the expedition directed against Washington and New Orleans, towards the close of the late American war." - preface of the 1879 ed. Attributed to George Robert Gleig by the National Union Catalog. Gleig was a Scottish soldier, priest, and author of The Subaltern. Refs: Sabin, 27568. Howes G205. Clark II:148 

  Provenance: From the estate of Walter Lord. John Walter Lord Jr. (1917-2002) was a noted author of more than 12 books, including an account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, "A Night to Remember."

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