FIRST EDITION OF A RARE CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: OFFICIAL REPORTS OF BATTLES, 1864
(CIVIL WAR). Official Reports of Battles. Published by Order of Congress. Richmond: R.M. Smith, 1864. Octavo, later marbled wrappers; pp. 98.
First edition of this rare Confederate imprint reporting on Civil War battles between August of 1862 and September of 1863.
This rare Confederate imprint is an official Confederate battle report concerning operations in Virginia, Kentucky, and Georgia. Covering military operations between August 1862 and September 1863, it includes reports on the battles at Fort McAllister, Fayette Court House, Seven Pines, and Stone River. Howes O31. Parrish & Willingham 2348. Ex-libris Mercantile Library, Philadelphia, with stamps to front wrapper, first page of text, and rear wrapper.
Minor toning to interior, expert repairs to title page, light edge-wear to first and last few leaves. Extremely good condition.