Property of a Minnesota Collector
DANIELS, Arthur M. Journal of Sibley's Indian Expedition, During the Summer of 1863, and Record of the Troops Employed. By a Soldier in Company "H," 6th Regiment. Winona MN: Printed at the Republican Office, 1864.
8o (204 x 146 mm). Original printed wrappers (tear to rear wrapper).
FIRST EDITION OF THIS GREAT RARITY, one of the scarcest works of the Indian Wars of the West. This work is the daily diary of Daniels, a soldier in Sibley's expedition into Dakota Territory to suppress the remaining Sioux after the Minnesota Uprising. It also provides a record of the troops with names and rank. The only other copy to appear at auction in the last 25 years was the Siebert copy, sold Sotheby's New York, 28 October 1999, lot 724. Graff 1000; Howes D56 and S444; Sabin 80821.