Keel and Saddle: A Retrospect of Forty Years of Military and Naval Service. Joseph W. Revere.
Keel and Saddle: A Retrospect of Forty Years of Military and Naval Service.

Keel and Saddle: A Retrospect of Forty Years of Military and Naval Service.

Boston: James Osgood, 1872. First edition. Sml. 8vo, (13), 360pp. Original green gilt decorated cloth slt. rubbed at edges o/w good+ copy. Cowan p. 530. Graff 3473. Dornbusch N.J. 31. This work is a sequel to his "Tour of Duty in California," describing the California conquest; his part therein; his appointment as U.S. agent in California; the gold discovery; San Francisco; the diggings; etc. Revere was a descendent of Paul Revere who began his military career as a naval officer in 1845, was assigned to the California coast and raised the flag at Sonoma on July 9, 1846. Revere fought with Stockton's force at the San Gabriel River, and participated in subsequent naval activities on the Mexican west coast. Item #9203

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