(CONFEDERATE IMPRINT) LORING, William Wing
Report of Major General Loring, of Battle of Baker's Creek, and Subsequent Movements of His Command. Published by Order of Congress.
Richmond: R.M. Smith, Public Printer, 1864. 1st ed. 29pp.
Contemporary 3/4 red morocco, marbled boards, gilt-ruled spine, marbled endpapers. Light wear to spine ends and corners, minor scrapes to leather.
With the ownership stamps of Department of State Library and the Library of Congress. The Battle of Baker's Creek, also known as the Battle of Champion Hill, was the pivotal battle in the Vicksburg Campaign. Loring initially refused to move his troops, contributing to the Confederate defeat.
Howes L-473; P&W 2393; Dornbusch III, 2856.