Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1963. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. 16mo; pp; lxii, 253 including an index and followed by a list of the previously issued Lakeside Classics; illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of General W. T. Sherman & additional plates and cuts and a map; dark blue cloth covered boards, spine lettered in gilt with a gilt top edge. Very good. Item #19182
"Smith enlisted in the 51st Illinois, served in the ranks, and finished his duty as an aide at division headquarters; his well-edited diary spans four years of war in the Tennessee area." Nevins I, p. 159.