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“THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LITHOGRAPHS POSSIBLE”

(CIVIL WAR) UNITED STATES ARMY. Flags of the Army of the United States, 1861-1865. Philadelphia, 1887.

First edition, publisher's special large folio edition containing two additional chromolithographed plates of Regimental Colors and the Engineer Battalion, along with the lithographed title and 87 chromolithographed plates designating flags carried by the U.S. Army during the Civil War and double-page title for Tabular Statements Showing the Names of Commanders of Army Corps, Divisions and Brigades. $8800.

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"THE FIRST HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MILITARY SERVICE IN THE CIVIL WAR"

BROWN, William Wells. Negro in the American Rebellion. Boston, 1867.

First edition of Brown's seminal Civil War history of African Americans, widely researched and published shortly after war's end, a defining work by Brown, born enslaved and long forced to live as a fugitive abroad, here placing "Black men in the center," replacing the “standard figures with a Black set of military heroes," a handsome copy in original cloth. $3800.

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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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“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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"FIFTH ARMY CORPS. CREATED MARCH 3, 1862, BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S…."

UNITED STATES ARMY. Tabular Statements Showing the Names of Commanders… During the War of 1861 to 1865. Philadelphia, 1887.

First edition of this extensive and comprehensive record of the leadership of the United States Army during the Civil War. $850.

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