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Personal experiences of the Civil War, Seward, Janet W.
21 Seward, Janet W. Personal experiences of the Civil War
Worcester, Ma F. S. Blanchard & Co. 1899 1166553507 / 9781166553500 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is the original 1899 printing. Janet Seward was the wife of Brigadier General Willam Henry Seward, Jr. who's father was the Governor of New York. Brig. General Seward was also an American Banker from Auburn, N.Y. He left banking on August 22, 1862 to join the Union Army in the U.S. Civil War. "Seward was appointed lieutenant colonel of New York's 138th Infantry Regiment, which became the 9th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment in December 1862. The regiment served in the defenses of Washington, D.C. until it was converted back to an infantry regiment and sent to the Army of the Potomac because of the losses sustained by that army in the Overland Campaign.[2] After fighting at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Seward was appointed colonel of the regiment on June 10, 1864. A few weeks after Seward's promotion to colonel, his regiment was sent north to meet the threat to Washington, D.C. posed by Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early's Valley Campaigns of 1864. Seward was slightly wounded in his arm and suffered a broken leg when his horse fell on him after the horse was shot at the Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864. He was promoted to brigadier general on September 13, 1864 and in January 1865 was assigned to command a brigade in the Department of West Virginia, which he did until April 1865. He was thereafter known within his family as "The General". Seward commanded the 3rd Division for 6 days after Confederate partisan rangers captured Brigadier General George Crook on February 20, 1865." (Wikipedia) The contents of this booklet was written by Mrs. Seward for "The Fortnightly" a a Woman's Literary Club in Auburn, N.Y. Ianuary 20, 1898. Mrs. Seward acompanyed President Lincoln and her husband's cousin Col. Seward on an inspections of the works around Washington. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. A rare piece of Civil War memorabilia. ; Photograph ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages 
Price: 149.99 USD
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Civil War Maps, Stephenson, Richard W.
22 Stephenson, Richard W. Civil War Maps
Sterling Press 1977 Reprint; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. ; Author Signed; 138 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 26.97 USD
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John Brown: The Making of a Martyr, Warren, Robert Penn
23 Warren, Robert Penn John Brown: The Making of a Martyr
New York , NY Payson & Clarke Ltd 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reddish/brown cover with gold print on spine. First book by a Great American author. Slightly shaken. Erratum declared on the copyright page-- "Due to a misunderstanding, certain footnotes originally prepared only for the Author's convenience have been printed in this text. The Author and the Publishers crave the Reader's indulgence for this unfortunate error." Map on endpapers. Fully indexed. Foxing to end papers and title page; otherwise contents clean and bright. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 474 pages; p 
Price: 113.98 USD
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Reminiscences of a soldier of the Orphan brigade,, Young, L. D. Lieut.
24 Young, L. D. Lieut. Reminiscences of a soldier of the Orphan brigade,
Courier-journal job Print. Co 1918 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1918 edition. Brown paperback has water staining to pages but does not affect readability. Dedicated to "those who wore the Gray and to their children and children's children" . Author was from Paris KY Includes recollections of the Battle of Shiloh, the Bombardment of Vicksburg, Murfresesboro, the Battle of Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Dallas, and Atlanta. Lt. Young was from Paris, Ky. Also has the poem entitled "The Orphan Brigade" by Prof. N.Shaler of the Federal Army. The Orphan Brigade was the nickname of the First Kentucky Brigade, a group of military units recruited from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to fight for the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. The brigade was the largest Confederate unit to be recruited from Kentucky during the war. Its original commander was Major General John C. Breckinridge, former Vice President of the United States and candidate for President, who was enormously popular with Kentuckians. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 99 pages 
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