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"I AM IN HOPES THAT THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR WILL BRING WITH IT A PERMANENT CLOSE TO THE REBELLION"

(CIVIL WAR) WILLSON, George. Civil War diary. Alstead, New Hampshire, 1863-65. Three volumes.

Interesting Civil War diary written in pen and pencil from 1862 to 1864 by a soldier in the 9th New Hampshire volunteers, tracing his service from enlistment in 1863 to the summer of 1865, offering glimpses of many of the major battles of the war including the Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Appomattox, and noting important historical events including the assassination of President Lincoln. $5500.

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"CAME TO KEENE TODAY AND JOINED THE RECRUITS, HAVE TAKEN MY FIRST LESSON IN DRILLING…"

(CIVIL WAR) PARTRIDGE, Henry Franklin. Civil War diary. New Alstead, New Hampshire, 1862-64. Two volumes.

Fascinating Civil War diary written in pen and pencil from 1862 to 1864 by a sergeant in the 9th New Hampshire volunteers, chronicling his service from enlistment to medical discharge and offering glimpses of many of the major battles of the war including Antietam and Vicksburg. $4900.

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“THE MOST NOTORIOUS PRISON AFTER ANDERSONVILLE”

[FISHER, Captain Robert J.]. Officers of the United States, Army and Navy, Prisoners of War. Cincinnati, 1864.

Handsome engraved broadside listing officers imprisoned at Libby Prison in Richmond, “the most notorious prison after Andersonville” (Boatner, 482). $4500.

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LARGE FOLDING CIVIL WAR MILITARY MAP OF THE SOUTHERN STATES

(CIVIL WAR) PERRINE, Charles O. and BISHOP, John S. Perrine's New Topographical War Map. Indianapolis, 1864.

Lithographed Civil War folding military map, with battle sites hand-outlined in green and red, accompanied by a concise history of the war through September 1864, in original boards. $2600.

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WONDERFUL ARCHIVE OF CIVIL WAR MILITARY DOCUMENTS, 1865, RELATED TO THE 137TH UNITED STATES COLORED INFANTRY REGIMENT, COMPRISING A MUSTER ROLL, A QUARTERLY RETURN OF ORDNANCE, AND A CLOTHING REGISTER

(CIVIL WAR) ARCHER, Martin R. Archive related to the 137th United States Colored Infantry Regiment, including muster roll. Macon, Georgia, 1865.

Exceptional archive of Civil War documents related to the organization of Company "D" of the 137th United States Colored Infantry Regiment, one of the last units to be mustered into the U.S. Army under the Bureau of Colored Troops, comprising a muster roll listing 94 men as well as Captain Charles Hankins, 1st Lieutenant Max Marbach, and 2nd Lieutenant George H. Smith; a quarterly return of ordnance and ordnance stores completed by the regiment commander, Colonel Martin R. Archer; and a register of clothing allotted to the troops such as caps, bootees, and blankets, under the oversight of Captain Hankins. $2600.

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"THIS COMPANY WAS ENGAGED IN THE ACTIONS OF JUNE 26TH, 27TH AND 30TH"

(CIVIL WAR—CONFEDERACY). Confederate Muster Roll. No place, June 30, 1862.

Scarce Civil War-era Confederate Army muster roll, dated June 30, 1862, right after the conclusion of the series of six major battles near Richmond, Virginia, that became known as the Seven Days Battles, detailing the composition and assessment of Captain J.D. Bruce's company of Virginia Volunteers. $2500.

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“THE CONFEDERACY MAY ACQUIRE TERRITORY, AND SLAVERY SHALL BE ACKNOWLEDGED AND PROTECTED BY CONGRESS”

(CIVIL WAR). President Lincoln's Inaugural. New York, 1861. Nine issues.

Original New York Tribune reports of events pursuant to the formal declaration of the Civil War, including reactions to Lincoln’s first inaugural address, the siege of Fort Sumter, Lincoln’s acknowledgment of a state of “insurrection,” and the blockade of Southern ports. $2200.

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FIRST EDITION OF MCCLELLAN’S OWN STORY IN PUBLISHER’S MOROCCO-GILT

MCCLELLAN, George B. McClellan's Own Story. New York, 1887.

First edition of the Civil War memoirs of Lincoln’s controversial commander of the Army of the Potomac, with steel-engraved frontispiece portrait, nine illustrations, three full-page maps and a two-page facsimile letter, handsomely bound. $1250.

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“HOW IS THE SOUTH TO REDRESS ITSELF?? BY CIVIL WAR?”

[CHEVES, Langdon]. Occasional Reviews. 1-3. Charleston, South Carolina, 1832. Three volumes.

First edition of Southern statesman Cheves’ three major anti-nullification works—Occasional Reviews, Nos I-III—exceptional evidence of the deep divide in South Carolina’s anger over federal authority, each issued prior to the state’s Ordinance of Nullification that triggered Andrew Jackson’s legendary Proclamation enforcing a united republic, scarce in original uncut wrappers. $1200.

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