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    A book owned and thrice signed by Captain James F. Neill, Tennessee 23rd Infantry

    Very Rare Confederate Imprint: Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics; for the Exercise and Manoeuvers of Troops When Acting as Light Infantry or Riflemen by W. J. Hardee. (Memphis: Southern Publishing House of Hutton & Freleigh, 1861), 5.5" x 8.25", 202 pages, with foldout diagrams and original paper covers. Signed, "Capt. Jas. F. Neill". The flypage is inscribed, "The Property of Geo. L. [?], Chicago Ill 1863. / Taken from the deserted house of a Rebel lawyer, Murfreesboro, Tenn. April 30th 1863 after the battle of Stone Rim and while M[urfreesboro] was occupied by the uni[on] forces under Gen. W. S. Rosecrans. His corps commanders were Thomas McCook & Crittenden. On his staff was Gens. Garfield, Ransom, Taylor...Sheridan". Weakness at the spine, bleedthrough and toning, else, very good.

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    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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