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1 Davis, John Chandler Bancroft IN MEMORIUM. HASBROUCK DAVIS. (NOT PUBLISHED)
Washington Private Printing 1871 CLOTHBOUND Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 34 pages; Description : 34 numbered leaves. Original mounted photographic frontispiece detached, but in fine condition. 28 cm. Contents : Hasbrouck Davis. [biographical sketch]- Official record of the military services of General Davis. - Memoranda furnished by General Hamilton B. Dox. - Letters and resolutions. - Extracts from newspapers. Ex Yale University Library with its bookplate marked 1891. Withdrawn lightly stamped on title page. Signs of rear pocket removal. Head of spine has 1/2" chip. Lower spine shows very slight sign of label removal. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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2 Estabrook, Charles E. Et Al RECORDS AND SKETCHES OF MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS: POPULATION, LEGISLATION, ELECTION AND OTHER STATISTICS RELATING TO WISCONSIN IN THE PERIOD OF THE CIVIL WAR
Madison Democrat Printing Company 1914 CLOTHBOUND Good with no dust jacket 
8vo; 220 pages; Duncan McGregor, Orlando Holway, associate commissioners. Published by the state. Subjects (Library of Congress) : United States --History --Civil War, 1861-1865 --Regimental histories --Wisconsin. Wisconsin --History --Civil War, 1861-1865 --Sources. Wisconsin --Militia. Cloth spine dulled. Ex Yale University Library bookplate ("Gift of the State of Wisconsin, 1917") Withdrawn, 1983. Small dulled spine label. Slight sign of rear pocket removal. Rear flyleaf lacking. Hinge starting. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 United States. War Department. REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861. (Copy Belonging to Major P. J Revere, Twentieth Massachusetts Regiment)
New York Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1861 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo; xxv, 457, 21 pages; Original brown cloth with Union shield on both the front and rear boards. Except for an ever so tiny pin hole in rear gutter, there is NO wear to the extremities. Binding does show some slight damp spotting as do the front and rear blanks. Gilt-lettered spine title : Army regulations 1861. Notes : Includes index (p. [v]-xxv). From page [iii] "War Department, Washington, May 1, 1861. The following Regulations for the Army having been approved by the President of the United States, he commands that they be published for the government of all concerned, and that they be strictly observed. Nothing contrary to the tenor of these Regulations will be enjoined in any part of the forces of the United States by any commander whatsoever." Simon Cameron, Secretary of War." Previously owned by P. J. Revere, with his contemporary (1861) signature in pencil and a daily schedule of activities written in pencil on the front pastedown: "4: 45 Reveille, 5: 20 Inspec of quarters by comp'y officers, 5: 30 Role comp, y & squad drill, 6: Surgeon's call squad drill cease...9: 30 Signal to extinguish lights. Apparently, P. J. Revere was a Major from Massachusetts and was a prisoner of war who was exchanged for a Confederate prisoner. See: "OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 2, vol 3, Part 1 (Prisoners of War) " Page 840 "PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC. HEADQUARTERS, Richmond, Va. , April 9, 1862. Major General T. H. HOLMES, Commanding, &c. , Goldsborough, N. C. GENERAL: * * * With reference to the exchange of prisoners I would state that while I believe the enemy have acted in bad faith in the matter it is not desirable to follow a bad example. If you have any sick or wounded prisoners of the enemy I would advise their release in return for the release of ours by General Burnside. * I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant, R. E. LEE, General, Commanding. WAR DEPARTMENT, Richmond, April 10, 1862. Major General B. HUGER, commanding, &c. , Norfolk, Va. SIR: You will inform General Wool that this Department agrees to the following exchanges of prisoners proposed by the Secretary of War of the United States, viz: (1) Colonel William R. Lee, Twentieth Massachusetts Regiment, for Colonel Robert F. Baldwin, Twenty-first Virginia [Thirty-first Militia] Regiment; (2) (***) Major P. J. Revere, Twentieth Massachusetts Regiment, for Major E. W. McAlexander, Twenty-seventh Alabama Regiment; (***) (3) Dr. E. H. R. Revere, Twentieth Massachusetts Regiment, for Major W. N. Brown, Twentieth Mississippi Regiment. + Very respectfully, GEO. W. RANDOLPH, Secretary of War. " 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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