Toledo, Ohio: Blade Printing and Paper Co., 1886. 8vo. 43 pp. FIRST EDITION. With 4 full page woodcuts (1 map). Original printed wrappers, illustrated with a woodcut of Fort Meigs. Front wrapper detached, small stamp of the Garrett Biblical Institute as well as their Sold stamp to front wrapper. Item #13008
First edition. Gives a brief historical sketch of Fort Meigs, including geographical information. The Seige of Fort Meigs, during the War of 1812, was considered an important American victory, and a turning point in the war on the northwest frontier.
Averill (fl. 1886) was a sergeant in the Ohio 21st Infantry.