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California expedition : Stevenson's Regiment of First New York Volunteers / by Guy J. Giffen ; with a foreword by Joseph A. Sullivan.

Author/Creator:
Giffen, Guy J. (Guy James), 1886-
Publication:
Oakland, Calif. : Bio-books, 1951.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, [2] 109, [5] pages, [2] leaves of plates : color illustrations mounted portrait ; 28 cm.
Edition:
[1st California ed.].
Series:
California heritage ; no. 26.
California heritage ; no. 26
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Subjects:
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 1st (1846-1848).
Stevenson, J. D. (Jonathan Drake), 1800-1894.
Summary:
In 1846, President Polk sent 955 military volunteers (not regular soldiers) to California to provide a group for colonization. Many returned east after their discharge; many stayed to help build California. The unit roster listed the members and their later lives.
Notes:
650 copies printed.
"Six hundred and fifty copies of this book have been printed at the Times-Star Press, Alameda, California, by Ben Kennedy and William R. Morrison. First California edition."--Colophon.
Includes bibliographical references (page 111).
Local notes:
RBC copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2010 by Professor Robert L. Schuyler.
Penn Provenance:
Schuyler, Robert L., 1947- (donor) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1951
Other format:
Online version: Giffen, Guy J. (Guy James), b. 1886. California expedition.
OCLC:
5620842