Author:edited by Nathaniel C. Hughes Jr. and Timothy D. Johnson

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A Fighter from Way Back: The Mexican War Diary of Lt. Daniel Harvey Hill, 4th Artillery, USA

By: edited by Nathaniel C. Hughes Jr. and Timothy D. Johnson

Price: $22.96

Publisher: Kent State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 387392

ISBN: 0873387392

Condition: 248 pages, ill., maps, cloth, Kent State University Press


A welcome addition to the eyewitness sources available to researchers and scholars of the U.S.-Mexican War.Born in July 1821, Danield Harvey Hill grew up in "genteel poverty" on a large plantation in York District, South Carolina. He entered West Point and graduated in the middle of the renowned Class of 1842. Following garrison duty as a junior lieutenant with the First and Third Artilleries, Hill joined the Fourth Artillery at Fortress Monroe in January 184... View more info