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UNION SURGEON AUGUSTUS C. HAMLIN'S THREE HAND-DRAWN AND HAND-COLORED MAPS OF THE CONTROVERSIAL BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE, ACCOMPANIED BY A FIRST EDITION OF HIS DEFINITIVE WORK ON THE BATTLE

(CIVIL WAR) HAMLIN, Augustus Choate. Set of three manuscript, hand-colored battle maps. WITH: Battle of Chancellorsville. No place and Bangor, Maine, circa 1892 and 1896.

Set of three hand-drawn and hand-colored maps depicting the Battle of Chancellorsville—particularly Stonewall Jackson's flank attack—by Union Surgeon Augustus C. Hamlin, who was present at and became a leading expert on the controversial Union loss, accompanied by a first edition of his groundbreaking book on the subject. $6500.

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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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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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“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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“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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"WOMEN SHOULD HAVE LEGAL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS FOR THEMSELVES": FIRST EDITION MY STORY OF THE WAR, 1888, BY LEADING SUFFRAGETTE MARY LIVERMORE

(CIVIL WAR) LIVERMORE, Mary. My Story of the War. Hartford, Connecticut, 1888.

First edition of Livermore's influential history of the life-saving efforts of women volunteers and army nurses in the Civil War, with 18 full-page steel-engraved illustrations, including eight striking chromolithographs of Civil War flags, a handsome copy in original gilt-stamped cloth. $850.

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"THE AIR WAS FILLED WITH LINES OF WHIZZING, SCREAMING, BURSTING SHELLS AND SOLID SHOT"

(CIVIL WAR) JACOBS, M[ichael]. Notes on the Rebel Invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, 1864.

First edition of Jacobs' dramatic eyewitness report of Battle of Gettysburg, a bloody contest destined to "compare, in magnitude and far reaching consequences, with any of the great battles of modern times," with folding chromolithograph map of the battle outlined in color, in original cloth. $750.

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