Boston. 1875. 257pp. Original cloth, gilt. Minor edge and corner wear. Front hinge cracked, modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Ownership inscription on front free endpaper, marginal stain to one inner leaf. Very good. Item #WRCAM49657
A general history of the Marine Corps from the beginning in 1775 and running through the United States' expedition to Korea in 1871. Compiled from official reports and other documents by Capt. Richard S. Collum. Also includes a complete list of all the officers who served in the Corps since 1798, a list of awards bestowed upon Marines, and a list of officers who were brevetted during the Civil War. MIDLAND NOTES 23:187. GOODSPEED 380:119.