Fort Union, D.T. Winegar & Goodwin, circa 1964. Centennial reprints. Printed self-wrappers. Three issues, 4pp each, three-column format with rules; one horizontal fold. Contents are outlined as follows. (#1) A poem by R.H. Stoddard. "The Rescued Maiden," a short story by Ben. Barnacle. A problem with mail and supplies from the Sioux stopping boat traffic on the Missouri river. Idaho Correspondence: a report from the Mines. Artillery and Iron-Clads. Our National Debt. Old Abe. Etc. (#2) A poem. "A Night's Ride," short story by Charles H. Davis. Sully's expedition and an Indian attack on Fort Union. The Battle of Glass Hills. Attack on the Benton. War news from various places. Etc. (#3) Steamer Gen. Grant arrives from Fort Rice. Correspondence to "Frontier Scout." Bed-bug infestation at Fort Union. "The Tennessee Blacksmith," short story. Josh Billings on Cats. "Arrival of Gen. Sully. Three Days Fighting with the Indians! They Lose 200 in Killed. Our Loss but 2 Killed and 16 wounded." Etc. 12.75" x 7.75" Very Good. Item #037089
The originals are very rare. These reprints probably were authorized by the State Historical Society of North Dakota to commemorate the centennial of their first printing by Union soldiers at Fort Union, Dakota Territory, in 1864.