BOOKS and MANUALS
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BO-55
$ 78.
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MICHIGAN AT CHICAMAUGA, CHATTANOOGA,
MISSIONARY RIDGE 1863
- Chas. Belknap - 1899 - 375 pgs.
Only flaw is a loose title page, otherwise very good cond.
History of each Mich. Regiment's involvement. Photos and list
of Michigan Dead.
$ 75.
BO-56
$ 125.
BO-39
$ 225.
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OFFICIAL ROSTER OF THE SOLDIERS OF THE STATE OF
OHIO 1861-66 - VOLUME 8 - 1888 -788 pgs. This volume covers
the 110th thru 140th Infantry Regiments and give information
such as: Name, Rank, Age, Date of Entering Service, Period of
Service and Remarks (Killed, Wounded, POW & where,
Transferred, Discharged, etc.) Excellent reference tool. Original
black cover with gold text on spine has some scuffs and scrapes
but is solid and tight. Inside is complete and in excellent
condition.
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$ 65.
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REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT & INSPECTOR GENERAL OF
THE STATE OF VERMONT FROM OCT. 1, 1865 TO OCT. 1,
1866
- 1866 - 368 pgs. - Includes the updated information on
the Vermont Regiments and others such as the List of Officers
for the 1st and 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters (Bergan's). Covers the
period of 1865-1866 along with much info during the War
years. Original Black cover with gold lettering on spine is in
extremely good condition along with the interior of the volume.
Binding is tight. Excellent reference tool.
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$ 110.
BO-53
$ 42.
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COMPANY 'D' OF THE ELEVENTH REGIMENT MAINE
INFANTRY VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF THE
REBELLION
- by Albert Maxfield and Robert Brady Jr. -
1890 New York. 83 pgs wraps - 6 1/2" x 10 1/4" - Gives the
history, roster and personal sketches of the regiment. Took
part in the Peninsula Campaign, Morris Island, Bermuda
Hundred, Deep Bottom, Petersburg, Chapin's Farm, and the
Surrender. Near excellent condition with exception of
occasional scuff or mark. One period notation in margin in
period ink adding names of casualties.
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$ 115.
MILITARY MANUALS ALSO
FOUND IN MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION
BO-35
$ 110.
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McCLELLAN'S OWN STORY: THE WAR FOR THE UNION -
by George B. McClellan  1887 NY  661 pgs + index and
illustrations. 6 1/2" x 9 3/8" In his words, the soldiers who
fought it, the civilians who directed it and McClellan's
relations to it and to them. Good looking book with tight
binding but has a few flaws: some minor wear to the edges,
the title page is detatched but is present and in the middle of
the book there was a small tear in a page that has been
repaired.
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THE ELMIRA PRISON CAMP - A HISTORY OF THE
MILITARY PRISON AT ELMIRA, NY July 6, 1864 to July
10, 1865
- by Clay W. Holmes   1912 New York   461 pages.
Very detailed work on the famous prison camp. Has 62
photographs & illestrations showing the camp during and
after the War. Includes a list of Confederate prisoners
buried at the Woodlawn National Cemetery. Book is
complete but was manufactured uncut and whoever cut the
pages did a lousy job, leaving many ragged edgesand
occasionally a small tear. That aside the book is in very
good condition..
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VOLUMES - MICHIGAN BROWN BOOKS + INDEX
SOLD PER VOLUME
- Michigan Regimental Rosters -
have the following to be sold individually: Infantry --
2nd, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th. Cavalry --4th. All are in good
condition and all are originally published approx. 1902
(no dates are on title pages) by the State of Michigan.
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PENNSYLVANIA AT COLD HARBOR - State of Pennsylvania
- 1912  60 pgs. Ceremonies at the Dedication of the
Monument in the National Cemetery at Cold Harbor. Also
contains a roster of applications for transportation of
survivors of the Pennsylvania soldiers that survived Cold
Harbor along with residence and regiment. Good Condition.
CIVIL WAR RELICS
CIVIL WAR AND HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA
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THREE WISCONSIN CUSHINGS - A Sketch of the Lives of Howard
B., Alonzo H. and William B. Cushing, Children of a Pioneer Family of
Waukesha County
- by Theron Wilber Haight - Wisconsin History
Commission - April, 1910 - 104 pgs. - An abreviated history on their
lives during the Civil War. The condition of this book is very good with
only some discoloration (from age) to the exposed spine while in a
bookshelf.
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THE CHATTANOOGA CAMPAIGN - With especial reference to
Wisconsin's Participation Therein
- by Michael Hendrick Fitch -
Wisconsin History Commission - March, 1911 - 234 pgs plus
index. Fitch was Lt. Col. of the 21st Wisconsin Inf. - he covers the
Chickamauga Campaign, Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain and
Missionary Ridge. A light history - large font seemingly as Fitch
recalled it. Only 2500 copies printed in this initial printing. Book
is in very good condition with only one stain to cover and age
toning to white spine.
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Reduced          $ 185.
THE POWDER FLASK BOOK - FIRST EDITION !!! - by Ray
Riling - 1953 New Hope, Pa.  495 pgs. First Edition of what is
considered the Bible for Powder Flask collecting. Thousands of
illustrations, information that includes the makers of flasks but
also other related fields. Covers both military and civilian flasks.
Riling obviously didn't publish this until he could be as complete
as possible. There isn't another reference source that comes
close. Dust jacket and book are in excellent condition.
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$ 225.
1853 UNCLE TOM'S CABIN (IN FRENCH) - A spectacular
edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe's famed novel. The original
was released in the United States in 1852. This is the French
Edition, printed in Paris in 1853. It has red marbled covers (I
believe this may have been a special binding as there is an old
French book binders tag on the inside of one cover). The
binding is very tight, almost as if the book were never read.
Complete - no illustrations. Only flaw in the book is that the
front end paper is partially stuck to the front binding cover.
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A TRUE STORY OF CHAS. W. QUANTRELL AND HIS
GUERRILLA BAND
- 1923 by John P. Burch as told by Capt.
Harrison Trow. 266 pgs. This is about as fine as you can find for
this book. Cloth covers, extremely tight binding and clean as a
whistle. I would actually have trouble believing that anyone has
even read this copy. The scans make the cover look almost
wickery but is not like that. I had another clean copy of this
once and thought that one was nice but I think this one blows
it away.
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LEGISLATIVE HONORS TO THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM
LINCOLN
- Obsequies of President Lincoln in the Legislature
of New York - Albany - 1865, 118 pgs. Basically the speaches in
the New York Legislature to the memory of Lincoln after the
assassination. Book has issues, mainly with the cover. It is
intact but cloth is split at the spine and rough around all the
edges. The interior is very good.
1861 REVISED ARMY REGULATIONS MANUAL - ID'd TO
THE 142nd OHIO VOL. INFANTRY
- Standard Civil War
Army Regulations Manual dated 1862 and is ID'd in period ink
inside cover to Fred D. Sturges. Sturges enlisted into the
142nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on May 2, 1864 as an Adjutant
and was commissioned the same day into the Field and Staff of
the regiment. He mustered out on Sept. 2, 1864 at Camp
Chase, Ohio. The 142nd was a 100 day regiment whose only
real claim to fame was guarding a supply train through the
Wilderness to General Grant's front near Cold Harbor. Inside
of manual is in good condition but cover shows tremendous
wear.
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I have recently acquired nearly an entire set of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate
Armies. These books were compiled in the 1880's & 90's and included correspondence and battle
reports. They were compiled chronologically therefore allowing all paperwork for battles to be placed
in succesive volumes. These are reprints done by the National Historical Society and distributed by
Broadfoot Publishing in 1985. All are in nearly new condition with only minor scuffing (if any at
all) and some have some minor 'wrinkling' at the top and bottom of the spines ( from packing and
this should be able to be worked out ). There aren't too many people looking for the entire 128
volume set and many are only looking for the volumes on certain battles  (not to mention trying to
ship 128 volumes ). Relic hunters find these extremely helpful whern looking for exact ground to dig
and for those that want to understand the battles more, these are the source for the battle reports and
correspondence of both armies. Therefore I am offering these in sets by volumes of battles. Each set is
priced for those in the set and THE PRICE DOES INCLUDE SHIPPING. More will be listed later.
CHECK THE DATES GIVEN FOR THE VOLUMES TO INSURE THE TIME FRAME DESIRED.
VOLUME 27 - PARTS 1,2 & 3 - GETTYSBURG - Principle events
covered in these books are: June 3 to August 3, 1863 - Brandy
Station, Winchester, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg,
Williamsport, Boonsborough, Falling Waters, Sheperdstown,
Wapping Heights, New York Draft Riots and the Milroy and Tyler
Court of Inquiry. With the 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg just
passing, for those desiring to study the battle these are an
excellent way to understand what happened.
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$ 55.
VOLUME 21 - FREDERCKSBURG - Principle events covered in
these books are: November 15, 1862 to January 25, 1863 -
Fredericksburg, Dumfries, "Mud March".
VOLUME 45 - PARTS 1 & 2 - FRANKLIN - NASHVILLE -
Principle events covered in these books are: November 14, 1864
to January 23, 1865 - Columbia, Spring Hill, Franklin, TN.,
Murfreesborough, Lyon's Raid, Nashville, Marion, Saltville,
Verona, Egypt, Franklin, MS. and the Hodge Court of Inquiry.
VOLUME 24 - PARTS 1,2 & 3 - VICKSBURG - Principle events
covered in these books are: January 20 to August 10, 1863 -
Yazoo Pass, Steele's Bayou, Grierson's Raid, Grand Gulf,
Snyder's Mill, Port Gibson, Raymond, Jackson, Champion's Hill,
Big Black River Bridge, Vicksburg, Milliken's Bend and
Goodrich's Landing.
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1861 REVISED ARMY REGULATIONS MANUAL- 539 pages Printed in 1861
by J.G.L. Brown by authority of the War Department. This was the standard
regulations manual for the Army during the War. Good condition with
typical scuffing. Some fraying on the upper and lower edge of the spine.
$ 130.
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INSTRUCTIONS TO MUSTERING OFFICERS - IDENTIFIED TO THE
57TH OHIO VETERAN VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
- Approx. 5" x 7 1/2" -
50 pages with paper covers. Identified in period ink on both the front
cover and the title page "Owen Francis / 57 OVVI". Francis was a
Lieutenant in the 57th, mustering in in Sept., 1861 and mustering out
in Jan., 1865. While in the regiment fought at Shiloh, Vicksburg,
Jackson, MS, Resaca, Kennesaw Mtn., Atlanta, Jonesboro and
Fayetteville. Covers are intact but have some minor paper missing on
the bottom and top of spine - darn good for this type of manual.
$ 160.
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INFANTRY TACTICS MANUAL BELONGING TO GENERAL
WILLIAM HUMPHREY
- Volume 2 only of Casey's 'Infantry
Tactics' with a great period ink inscription on the title page:
"Capt. Wm. Humphrey / 2nd Mich Inf / Upton's Hill, Va / Sept
4th, 1862". Humphrey was wounded twice at Spotsylvania C.H.,
Va. He was commissioned as Capt. in the 2nd Michigan Infantry
on 5/25/61, promoted to Major 6/8/62, Colonel 2/16/63 and
Brigadier General by Brevet on 8/1/64. He signed this manual as
Captain three months after his promotion to Major - for
whatever reason but the ID is ironclad. Opposite the title page
with the ink ID is a late life photo of Humphrey. Good used but
not abused condition.
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$ 495.
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HISTORY OF THE 10th MICHIGAN CAVALRY - by Luther S.
Trowbridge - late Colonel of the regiment. 67 pages. Detroit, 1905. This
is a very tough regimental to obtain. Short, sweet and very well done
also if you're looking for photos of the officers, showing 98 members of
the regiment and one reunion photograph along with a fold out map.
Presented by a member of the 10th Cav., Charles E. Souie. Binding is
tight, minor scuffing on cover.
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BOOK - SLAVERY A CENTURY AGO - by Anthony Benezet and John
Wesley   1858 Philadelphia - 138 pgs. (approx 4" x 6") Deals with the
thoughts on slavery in the 1700's based on the writings of the two
authors based mainly on the trade of Great Britain and the colonies as
well as America itself. Tight binding - some scuffs and scrapes.
$ 55.
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DOWLING'S EDITION OF HARDEE'S RIFLE AND INFANTRY
TACTICS MANUAL - 1862 - WRAPS
- 152 pgs., New York, 1862 -
Colorful cover edition showing a zouave painting the title on a wall
with the assistance of two other soldiers. Soft cover wraps (all
present) which is quite remarkable considering the use that it
appears to have had. It is entirely intact but well worn, is stained as
can be seen in the photos, and has many dog-eared pages. I have
owned many manuals, none like this edition. Great piece for a camp
or personal effects display.
$ 195.