Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1960. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. 16mo; pp; xxxii, 483 including an index and followed by a list of the previously issued Lakeside Classics; illustrated with a frontispiece portrait & additional plates and cuts; dark blue cloth covered boards, spine lettered in gilt with a gilt top edge. Very good. Item #19173
A reprint of the second printing of original book by Billings of 1887 which relates his life as a common soldier in the Union Army from 1862 to 1865 while he served with the Tenth Independent Battery of Massachusetts. Edited by Richard Harwell.