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Memoir of Zouave trumpeter in the Crimean War  

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Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol

Mynard, Felix (editor)


Hayes & Zell



300 pages plus a four-page advertising catalog in rear dated July 1, 1856. Translated by Mrs. Harrison Robinson. 12mo, First American Edition. 

Personal memoir recounts the experience of a Zouave trumpeter in the Crimean War. In addition to descriptions of camp-life and combat, the narrative includes short discussions of Florence Nightingale and the Sisters of Charity, as well as more information about medical services in general.

Donated by Kurt A. Sanftleben, Montclair, VA.

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Cover has some minor wear; gilt decorations and lettering is legible; ffep excised; some light toning.

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