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    Colonel Roger Preston Chew: Presentation Copy of Stonewall Jackson Lecture. 6" x 9" book in textured paper titled covers, "Stonewall Jackson. Address of Colonel R. P. Chew Chief of Horse Artillery Army of Northern Virginia Delivered at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, On the Unveiling of Ezekiel's Statue of General T. J. Jackson, June 19, 1912", Lexington, Virginia, Rockbridge County News Print, 64pp., 1912. Signed on the front cover: "Compliments of R. P. Chew". Some chipping to spine and covers, generally a fine, clean copy. Richard Preston Chew (1843-1921) raised a battery of horse artillery ("Chew's Battery") at the outbreak of the war, which later became part of the famous Laurel Brigade under Stonewall Jackson's command. He was chief of cavalry guns under Jeb Stuart and fought at Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, Petersburg and Appomattox.

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    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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