THE JOURNAL OF LIEUT. WILLIAM FELTMAN, OF THE FIRST PENNSYLVANIA REGIMENT, 1781-82. INCLUDING THE MARCH INTO VIRGINIA AND THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN.

Philadelphia: Published for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, by Henry Carey Baird, 1853. 48pp. Contemporary half cloth and paper boards, paper label on front cover. Spine head chipped, joint partially split, boards unevenly toned, light staining. Modern bookplate on rear pastedown, a couple of leaves mildly wrinkled. Good. Item #WRCAM48907

Lieut. William Feltman served in the Pennsylvania Regiment through the end of the Revolutionary War. In this brief but rich account of his daily life as a soldier, Feltman includes such evocative descriptions as: "Took up the line of march at 5 o'clock A. M.; marched through a d[amn] poor county, the water being very scarce. This day see a number of Negroes, the greater part of them being naked - 12 miles." Scarce. HOWES F75. SABIN 24038.

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