All Items : Books and Publications : Historical : Civil War : Pre 1900 item #1154987 (stock #LSyearbook)
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Published in 1862, this book is a record documenting the first year of the Civil War. Written by Edward A. Pollard, author of "Black Diamonds", this is the 2nd edition "Revised and Corrected". 406 pages of text, the book is paper bound. The back cover is detached, both front and back covers are faded due to age, all else excellent condition and a fascinating read.
Rare Confederate Civil War wood water canteen. Painted grey, all original, it measures 9" in diameter. Etched into one side, but very faded appears to be a name. The first name begins with an "E" and the 2nd name a "B", might be Boyette. Considered to be in excellent condition for a wooden canteen that went though the Civil War, this would be wonderful addition to any Confederate wartime collection.
"Life and Death in Rebel Prisons" by Robert H Kellogg, Sgt-Major 16th Regiment Conn. Volunteers, prepared from his daily journal is this "...complete history of the inhuman and barbarous treatment of our brave soldiers by rebel authorities, inflicting terrible suffering and frightful mortality, principally at Andersonville, GA and Florence, SC. Published in 1867 by L. Sterbins, Hartford, Conn...
Rare Confederate Civil War "Rifle and Infantry Tactics" manual used and carried by Captain W. H Powell during the war. There are water marks in the same location thought the book, but all the type is legible and clear. Blank pages have some signatures and doodling. This is considered to be a rare book. Published in 1862 by the order of the Governor for the use of the North Carolina Troops and written by Brig. Gen. W. J. Hardee, C. S. Army. About 70 pages of text with blank pages in the back...