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    Gen. Marcus J. Wright Ably Assisted by Col. Benjamin La Bree and James P. Boyd, A. M. Official and Illustrated War Record. Embracing Nearly One Thousand Pictorial Sketches by the Most Distinguished American Artists of Battles by Land and Sea. Camp and Field Scenes, Insignia of Rank and Leading Characters in the Civil War. Comprehensive and Impartial Histories of Military and Naval Operations, Compiled from the Official Data Furnished by Union and Confederate Departments, Commands, Corps, Divisions and Brigades. Portraits and Biographies of Northern and Southern Leaders. Elaborate Maps, Army and Navy Rosters, Battle-Lists, and Descriptions, Alphabetically and Chronologically Arranged; Numerous Tabular Statements of Cemeteries, Prisoners, Casualties, Expenditures, and Martial Matters Not Hitherto Accessible. Authentic Articles by Eminent Officials on the Uses of a Navy, Closing Days of Conflict, Origin and Meaning of Corps Badges, Object and Status of The Grand Army of the Republic and Confederate Veterans' Association. Washington: [Edward J. Stanley], 1898.

    First edition. Elephant folio. 585 pages. Numerous fold-out maps and scenes.

    Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles. Floral endpapers. Noticeable wear, bumping, and rubbing to the boards. Both hinges cracked, but holding. Previous owner's signature on the front pastedown. Front free endpaper disbound. Both front flyleaves torn and wrinkled. Interior text lightly toned, and some fold-out pages frayed at the edges. Good condition.


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