The Unpublished Poetic Writings of Lieut. Lucius O'Brien, Deceased, 8th U.S. Infantry [including Original 16 Stanzas of Benny Havens O! (Oh!), Plus the tribute Stanza added upon the Writer's death]

By: O'Brien, Lucius (Transcribed and with Annotations By His Son, T. M. O'Brien)

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Book Condition: Good


17 pages, bound in salmon colored paper wrap covers. Contains the first publication of the famous West Point associated song, "Benny Havens O!" (pages 8-11), along with the author's sons description of the inn that was nearby West Point, though "just beyond the limits of United States jurisdiction." Paper wrap cover, with ruled border around title page information shows some foxing, and a one inch split along the spine from its foot. Top outside corner is bumped and there is a small crease and fold across the very outside corner of all leaves. Booklet remains tight and is otherwise very clean.

Title: The Unpublished Poetic Writings of Lieut. Lucius O'Brien, Deceased, 8th U.S. Infantry [including Original 16 Stanzas of Benny Havens O! (Oh!), Plus the tribute Stanza added upon the Writer's death]

Author Name: O'Brien, Lucius (Transcribed and with Annotations By His Son, T. M. O'Brien)

Categories: Americana, Military, 19th C. Kansas Imprints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Leavenworth, [KS], P. H. Tiernan: 1867

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 024420

Keywords: Kansas Leavenworth Military Acadamy West Point Poetry Poems Army