New York, NY;: Century Co., 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Item #13686
In 1846, 500 Mormon fighting men were enlisted by the US government. They marched from the Missouri River to California to take part in the Mexican War. This is the story of their remarkable pioneering trek, as told in the diary of Henry Standage, one of their number. 295 pages with illutrations. Map endpapers. Front flap of dust jacket tipped in. Rear panel of dust jacket laid in. Bound in original dark blue cloth with illustration in blind on front cover and lettering in gilt on spine. A fine copy, without dust jacket. A handsome copy. Digital photograph upon request.