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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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EXTRAORDINARY CIVIL WAR ARCHIVE WITH ITEMS BELONGING TO THREE GENERATIONS OF A PROMINENT CONNECTICUT FAMILY

(CIVIL WAR) TRACY, Ebenezer. Civil War Diary. WITH: Archive. Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1862-64.

Wonderful Civil War archives, linking three generations of Bridgeport, Connecticut's prominent Tracy family, including a rare Civil War battlefield diary kept by Ebenezer Tracy, Jr.; an 1863 New Testament passed from father to son to grandson; military discharge papers for Ebenezer Tracy, Jr.; campaign ribbons belonging to Frank Tracy; and several pieces of ephemera. $4500.

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“ALL DAY HEAVY FIGHTING AND A GREAT MANY BOTH KILLED AND WOUNDED”

(CIVIL WAR) WICKS, H.H.G. Civil War Diary. No place, 1862.

Rare October 1862-May 1863 Civil War diary by Sergeant H.H.G. Wicks of Company B of the 25th New Jersey Volunteers, who was involved in front-line action during the important Battle of Fredericksburg, December 11-15—a significant Union defeat—and the April-May lifting of the Confederate siege of Suffolk, Virginia. $4000.

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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 Innaugural. 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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“ONE OF THE BEST ACCOUNTS TO BE FOUND ANYWHERE OF THE BRAVE BLACK REGIMENTS”

(CIVIL WAR) WILSON, Joseph Thomas. Black Phalanx. Hartford, 1888.

First edition, of one of the earliest and most compelling histories of African American soldiers, "must reading for students of the Civil War era" (John Hope Franklin), featuring 57 full-page engraved illustrations, in original gilt-stamped cloth. $1350.

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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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(CIVIL WAR). Reports of the Naval Engagements on the Mississippi River. Washington, 1862.

First edition of this contemporary government report on the capture of New Orleans and the destruction of the Confederate flotilla during the Civil War, with two chromolithographs of the naval rams Manassas and Louisiana, a large folding map of the approaches to New Orleans, and a two large folding map of St. Philip and Fort Jackson, in original cloth. $1200.

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“THE FIRST POPULAR HISTORY OF THE WAR FROM THE CONFEDERATE POINT OF VIEW”

(CIVIL WAR) POLLARD, Edward A. The First Year of the War. Richmond, 1862.

Second edition, "corrected and improved," of Pollard's important Confederate history, popular for its "convincing proof of Southern mettle and Southern freedom," a major Confederate imprint issued by "the most important press of the Confederacy," handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe retaining the original paper wrappers. $950.

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LARGE FOLDING CIVIL WAR MILITARY MAP OF THE SOUTHERN STATES

(CIVIL WAR) ASHER & Co. The Historical War Map. Indianapolis, 1862.

Wood-engraved Civil War folding military map, with states hand-outlined in green and battle sites indicated in red, accompanied by a summary of the battles represented, in original boards. $650.

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"THIS IS PERHAPS THE LARGEST AND MOST COMPLETE ARMY HOSPITAL IN THE WORLD"

(CIVIL WAR) MAGNUS, Charles, engraver. Chromolithograph: Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital, West Philadelphia. Philadelphia, 1864.

Original 1864 Chromolithograph depicting the Satterlee General Hospital in West Philadelphia, with the red flag stripes finished by hand. $350.

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