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The Heritage of Lee County, Alabama, Committee
1 Committee The Heritage of Lee County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants 2000 1891647555 / 9781891647550 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue leatherlike binding with gilt print. Looks never read. The county seat is Opelika,[2] and the largest city is Auburn. The county is named for General Robert E. Lee (18071870), who served as General in Chief of the Armies of the Confederate States in 1865.[3] Lee County comprises the Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL Combined Statistical Area.; Heritage of Alabama series; Vol. 41; Photographs, Maps, Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 353 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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On Hostile Shores, Daugherty, Sam
2 Daugherty, Sam On Hostile Shores
1St Book Library 2003 1403352461 / 9781403352460 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Blue cover, gilt print. Book and dust in as new condition. Dust in mylar protective cover. The author's experiences during WWII were unique as a member of the Special Engineering forces as they were involved in all four of the D-day assaults in the Army against all four nations the Americans fought in WWII. "Sam Daugherty landed in Normandy at 9:30 a.m. on D-Day with the 531st Engineers. He wrote 200 pages for his family but did not live to see it published" . Sam was "one of the Greatest Generation" who with tens of thousands others helped forge the freedom that America (and the countries he helped liberate, enjoys! ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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Selma, Mikell, Robert Mosley
3 Mikell, Robert Mosley Selma
Charlotte, NC Citadel Press 1965 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
White Cover with red lettering. A researched account of the Selma, Alabama Civil Rights March with many photos. Photos of Malcom X, Robert Shelton the Grand Wizard of the KKK, and many others. Former owners name and inscription in front. Robert Mosley Mikell of Montgomery, Alabama is the author of two books on the so-called "civil rights" movement. Mikell writes from a pro-White perspective. Mikell is a graduate of Auburn University. In his book Selma Mikell documents illicit sexual relations between Blacks and Whites during the Selma march. Many of the incidents were witnessed by local law enforcement. Very clean otherwise. Scarce if not rare. ; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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49th Alaska Statehood Celebration of Auburn, New York, Poole, Thomas J.
4 Poole, Thomas J. 49th Alaska Statehood Celebration of Auburn, New York
Auburn, N.Y. Committee 1959 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Celebration program for the making of Alaska a State. Held in Auburn, N.Y. since William Seward the Secretary of State during Lincoln's tenure was the architect of the Alaska Purchase from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 million. Mr. Seward did not attract the attention he should have for such a fantastic purchase due to the overshadowing of Lincoln's assination. The Seward family name in Auburn N.Y. has a long influencial history with Generals, Bankers, and other accomplishments. Program contains photos, stories, a 1959 map, and period advertsements. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. ; Map, Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Personal experiences of the Civil War, Seward, Janet W.
5 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 
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