"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 of Army Corps, Divisions and Brigades, United States Army, During the War of 1861 to 1865. Philadelphia: Burk and McFetridge, 1887. Large oblong folio (19 by 24 inches), original brown cloth gilt.
First edition of this extensive and comprehensive record of the leadership of the United States Army during the Civil War.
"Compiled from data on record in the office of the Quartermaster-General of the Army," with an extensive 7-page index and 35 pages of detailed, large folio charts ("1st Division—1st Army Corps. Merged into Department of Rappahannock, April 4, 1862. Transferred to 5th Army Corps, March 23, 1864… Wm. B. Franklin, Brigadier General, March 1862…"). With tipped-in publisher's advertisement offering this work for $5, or together with Flags of the Army of the United States for $9. With Stamps "Property of US Army" and "U.S. Army Military History Institute" on title page.
Interior fine, cloth with expected wear. A very nice copy.