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BEHIND THE GUNS

The History of Battery I, 2nd Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery


BEHIND THE GUNS
$75.00

By: Thaddeus C.S. Brown, Samuel J. Murphy & William G. Putney
Edition: First American Edition
Date: 1965
Published: Southern Illinois University Press [Carbondale, IL]
Size (Details): 8vo
Binding: Hardcover [Grey & Blue cloth]

Category: American Civil War
From: The Military Bookman at Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 5847

Description: A compilation of three unpublished histories by members of the Battery, edited by Clyde C. Walton. The battery was mustered in 1861 and was variously attached to the Armies of the Mississippi, Ohio and Cumberland. Limited edition: No. 553 of 1000 copies, signed by James S. Schoff, from whose collection the original manuscript came, and who provided a grant to have it edited and published.

A very good ex-library copy, without dust jacket, spine label and rear pocket removed (the latter very cleanly), library stamp & inscription on front free end paper, name on front paste-down, stamp on rear of title page, number in front matter, covers slightly faded, read cover slightly frayed (180p., circa 25 illus., 5 maps, notes, appendices, index).

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