Mahan, D.H. Summary of the Course of Permanent Fortification and the Attack and Defence of Permanent Works, For the Use of the Cadets of the US Military Academy. Charleston: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1862. 8vo, paper-covered boards, 352pp. Free front end paper and title page inscribed by "Capt. C.[harles] E. Chichester Comd'g. Battery Wagner, Morris Island, SC, Feb. 14 1863." HDS lists "C.E. Chichester" of South Carolina twice, indicating that he enlisted as a captain and served with Co. C of SC Gilchrist's Heavy Artillery, as well as SC 1st Orr's Rifles Infantry.
Spotting and water damage to some pages and binding, binding very brittle, with some sections coming loose at binding.
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