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Hardcover. Columbia University Press, 1927, first edition. In very good condition, pages toning, edges lightly bumped, interior is clean and bright. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, moderate soiling of external panels, is toning from age, in mylar cover. Biography of Caspar Wever Collins for which Fort Caspar and subsequently Casper, Wyoming was named. Lieutenant Collins was killed in the Platte Bridge Battle, July 26, 1865. Contains text and reproductions of several of Lieutenant Collins' letters.