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1 Beecher, Henry Ward AMERICAN REBELLION. REPORT OF THE SPEECHES OF THE REV. HENRY WARD BEECHER...1864
Manchester, England Union and Emancipation Society 1864 Wraps Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" 
DELIVERED AT PUBLIC MEETINGS IN MANCHESTER, GLASGOW, EDINBURGH, LIVERPOOL, AND LONDON; AND AT THE FAREWELL BREAKFASTS IN LONDON, MANCHESTER, AND LIVERPOOL. Beecher's speeches delivered in Great Britain and published together in one volume. Speeches during the Civil War period regarding the Union, Slavery and the state of affairs in the United States. 175 pp. including Appendix: The Rev. Mr. Beecher at Lancashire Independent College. Front cover missing, therefore the title page is mildly soiled with some small chips to the bottom edge. 5" tear from base of spine hinge. Most of spine paper missing but publication intact. Covers are Good-. Many pages uncut. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887) was a prominent, theologically liberal American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th Century. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Bourne, Wm. Oland POEMS OF THE REPUBLIC. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE METROPOLITAN FAIR, NEW YORK.
New York Edward O. Jenkins 1864 Wraps Good Poetry Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" 
Twelve poems inspired by the Civil War, including "The Great Republic", "Battle Hymn", "The New Reveille", "In Memoriam--Gettysburg", "The Divine Mission", and "The American Union". Sabin 6932. 48 pp. Original blue wrappers with gilt lettering and design. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, creasing to corners and cover faces, rubbing, chipping to edges, gilt lettering is faded. Wrap along spine is broken and partially missing in places. Gilt page edges. Inscription on front free endpaper "May 30, 1873". Interior pages have foxing, particularly to the back pages, but text is easily legible. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Byrne, Frank L. (editor) THE VIEW FROM HEADQUARTERS. CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF HARVEY REID
Madison State Historical Society of Wisconsin 1965 Cloth Near Fine Civil War Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Facsimile Photographs and Illustrations 
Harvey Reid kept a "War Diary" by writing members of his family, asking them to preserve his letters. "The former schoolteacher strove successfully to make his correspondence detailed, polished, and interesting...Besides describing the exterior of military life, he revealed the inner effects of the Civil War upon a sensitive soldier, his increasing awareness of human weaknesses, his changing attitudes on politics and slavery, his growing callousness towards war's horror and cruelty. One editor wrote "Because of Reid's 'high order of intelligence and ability' his Civil war letters constituted 'a valuable record, well worthy of publication". 257 pp. including Index. Faint signature of previous owner on front endpaper, otherwise Book is Fine. Protected with plastic (glassine) covering. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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4 Davis, Burke TO APPOMATTOX: NINE APRIL DAYS, 1865
New York Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1959 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Boards Very Good+ Very Good- Civil War Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
"...the last tragic days of the Confederacy in a way that touches the human heart most keenly--through the eyes of soldiers and civilians (on both sides) who actually experienced the excitement and anguish." 433 pages with index. Green boards with red spine. DJ in VG- condition with chipping to edges, small tears to corners, light browning to edges. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends are bumped and bent. Green top page edge. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Grant, Ulysses S, 3rd THE CIVIL WAR, and APPOMATTOX Where Grant and Lee Made Peace with Honor A Century Ago, Plus BATTLEFIELD MAP
National Geographic Magazine Paperbound Very Good to Very Good+ Civil War Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Color and b/w Photos, Drawings, Large Foldout Map 
2 separate articles:THE CIVIL WAR, 1961. Vol 119, No 4, April, pp. 437-491, and APPOMATTOX Where Grant and Lee Made Peace with Honor A Century Ago. 1965. Vol 127, No 4, April, pp. 435-469. Both articles profusely illustrated with Color Photos. Original Large Color Foldout Map "Battlefields of the Civil War" included. Articles are stapled and in VG+ condition. Map is two-sided and in VG+ condition. No tears on articles nor map. 1 
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6 HENTY, G. A WITH LEE IN VIRGINIA A Story of the American Civil War
New York Hurst & Co Cloth Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/4" Gordon Browne 
no date. 1900? Henty in the Preface writes: "It was impossible, in the course of a single volume, to give even a sketch of the numerous and complicated operations of the war, and I have therefore confined myself to the central point of the great struggle-the attempts of the Northern armies to force their way to Richmond, the capital of Virginia and the heart of the Confederacy. Even in recounting the leading events in these campaigns, I have burdened my story with as few details as possible, it being my object now, as always, to amuse as well as to give instruction in the facts of history". 384 pps. 5 illustrations by Gordon Browne. Dark green decorative covers. one spot 1/2"x1/2" on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. back cover mildly rubbed/soiled. Exterior is Good. Hinge loosening on pp.304-305, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Brownish age tone to pages. .: 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Holmes, Oliver Wendell ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITY AUTHORITIES OF BOSTON ON THE EIGHTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF AMERICA
Philadelphia 1863 Wraps Good+ Civil War Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Printed for Gratuitous Distribution. Speech given during the Civil War days, in the 87th year of American independence. "The war in which we are engaged is for no meanly ambitious or unworthy purpose. It was primarily,and is to this moment. for the preservation of our national existence." "We know our enemies, and they are the enemies of popular rights. We know our friends, and they are the foremost champions of political and social progress." Some discoloring to wraps. 30 pp. Interior Very Good. Tears to top and bottom of spine, missing 1/2" paper at base of spine. Otherwise Very Good. Sabin 32621, BAL 8826 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Holmes, Oliver Wendell ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITY AUTHORITIES OF BOSTON ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, 1863
Boston J.E.Farwell & Co. 1863 Paper Cover Good- Civil War Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/2" 
Back Wrap and spine wrap missing. Front cover wear & soil. First Edition Paper wraps. 60 pp. Interior Very Good. Speech given during the Civil War days, in the 88th year of American independence. "The war in which we are engaged is for no meanly ambitious or unworthy purpose. It was primarily,and is to this moment. for the preservation of our national existence." "We know our enemies, and they are the enemies of popular rights. We know our friends, and they are the foremost champions of political and social progress." Sabin 32621, BAL 8826 
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9 House of Representatives ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Estimates of Additional Appropriations required For The Service of the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 1861, and June 30, 1862.
Washington Government Printing Office 1861 Paperbound Very Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" Tables 
House of Representatives. 37th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 1. Civil War years. Estimates for "Indian Department", Army, Armoires, Arsenals, Munitions of War, Fortifications, etc. Numerous tables. 91 pp. Disbound but intact, clean and in Very Good+ condition. 
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10 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN ANSWER TO RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF 22d DECEMBER LAST, RELATIVE TO THE PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS IN STATES DECLARED IN INSURRECTION
Washington Government Printing Office 1865 Paperbound Very Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Purchase of Products in States in Insurrection. 38th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 16. January 5, 1865 -- Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. 30 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and creasing along spine edge. Back top corner of last page torn and missing. Light browning along page edges. Document in VG condition. 
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11 House of Representatives SPEECH OF HON. G. CLAY SMITH, OF KY., ON THE CONFISCATION BILL. DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FEB. 5, 1864.
1864 Paperbound Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/2" 
"The House having under consideration the joint resolution to amend the act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes, Mr. Smith said:" 8 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, and same edge is creased with small chips. Paper is browning and foxing, but text is easily legible. Document in Good condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Jones Jr., Col. Charles C. AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE CONFEDERATE SURVIVORS' ASSOCIATION, IN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA
Augusta, Georgia M. M. Hill & Co., Steam Brook and Job Printers 1880 Wraps Very Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
At its second annual meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1880. Printed by order of the Association. Copy sent with compliments of the author. 9 pp. Original paper wraps have chipped edges, water stains at the bottom of the page, and edges are browned. Crease-fold in the middle of the document. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Lincoln, Abraham MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING AN ADDRESS OF A COMMITTEE OF THE "EAST TENNESSEE RELIEF ASSOCIATION" ON THE CONDITION AND WANTS OF THE PEOPLE OF EAST TENNESSEE, AND RECOMMENDING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RAILROAD...
Washington Government Printing Office 1864 Paper Cover Very Good- Civil War Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...From Knoxville to Cincinnati, By Way of Central Kentucky, as a Measure of Relief to Those People, and of Military Importance. 38th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 40. April 28, 1864. -- Read, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Discussion of General Sherman's march through Tennessee during the Civil War. 8 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing and chipping to spine edge. First and last page are starting to separate from rest of document. Pages are browning along edges, some small foxing spots, text easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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14 McKeon, Hon. John PEACE & UNION -- WAR & DISUNION: SPEECH OF HON. JOHN MCKEON, DELIVERED BEFORE THE DEMOCRATIC UNION ASSOCIATION
New York Van Evrie, Horton & Co. 1863 Wraps Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Speech given at the Democratic Union Association Headquarters, No. 932 Broadway, on Tuesday Evening, March 3. "The genius of our government, and the interests of our people demand that the aspects of this war should be discussed with entire freedom." 13 pp. Original document in Good condition. Foxing throughout, but does not interfere with the text. Small water stain on front cover. 
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15 Meade, George THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF GEORGE GORDON MEADE: TWO VOLUMES
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1913 Cloth Good- U.S. Army Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Fold Out Maps 
Major-General United States Army. Edited by George Gordon Meade. "The volumes contain two sets of heretofore unpublished letters written by General Meade to his wife during his absence from home, while actively engaged in the Mexican and Civil Wars, and a narrative of General Meade's life during the periods not covered by his own writings, together with an account of the battle of Gettysburg." Volume I: 389 pp. Volume II: 432 pages with index. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spines. Books have cover corners that are bumped and rubbed to boards, areas of edge rubbed to boards, scuffing to cover faces, creases on spine, spine ends are frayed and torn. Both books are ex. library with similar markings: identification stamps on lower spine edge, bookplate adhered on front inside cover, library stamp on back of frontispiece, embossed stamp on preface/contents page, checkout sheet and security sticker on back free endpaper, barcode and pocket envelope on back inside cover. Foldout maps are complete and are in various conditions: most are clean with minor chipping to edges, browning. Maps in back of Volume 2 have more significant browning/chipping to top edge due to exposure along top page edge. Map 14 in Volume 2 has been torn along crease and is in two pieces. All maps have one or more library stamps on back. Gilt top page edge. Broken hinges. Loose spines. Interior pages are lightly browning along edges, some page corners have creases from being dog-earred, otherwise clean. Books in Good- condition. Scarce to have both volumes of this title. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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16 Piatt, Donn GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Cincinnati Robert Clarke & Co 1893 Cloth Good Biography Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
With Concluding Chapters by Henry V. Boynton. 658 pp. Blue cloth ex-library binding covers with white lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and lightly rubbed, edges rubbed, some wear to cover faces, spine ends are bent and worn. Ex-library markings include: stickers and bar code (covered by clear tape) on spine and bottom of front cover, pocket envelope on inside front cover, library stamp and stickers on front free endpaper, library stamp on title page, identification numbers and sticker on copyright page, library stamp also appears on a few interior pages, security sticker on back inside cover. Significant chipping to page edges on title page. Title page and first contents page are torn along spine edge, but not fully removed from book. Interior is lightly browning, but remains tight and clean. Book in Good condition. General George Thomas was a United States Army officer and key leader of the Union during the Civil War. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Senate REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF WAR: FORT PILLOW MASSACRE RETURNED PRISONERS
Washington Government Printing Office 1864 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Illustrated 
In the Senate of the United States. May 9, 1864.--Ordered, That the report, with the accompanying evidence, be printed in connexion with the report of the committee in relation to the Fort Pillow massacre, and that twenty thousand additional copies be printed for the use of the Senate. 38th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Rep. Com. No. 68. Four pages of b/w pictures of soldiers treated after being returned from rebel captivity. 30 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and creasing along spine edge. Few foxing spots, light browning along page edges. Document in VG condition. 
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18 Sheridan, P. H. PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN: TWO VOLUMES
New York Charles L. Webster & Company 1888 Cloth Fair to Good- U.S. Army Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" Photographs, Fold Out Maps 
General United States Army. Both volumes of a two volume set. Volume I: 500 pp. Volume II: 486 pages with index. Green cloth covers with gilt image of Sheridan on front with gilt title on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, scuffing and dirt/white marks to cover faces, joints rubbed. Spine cloth is loose and creased, spine ends are torn and fraying. Flowered endpapers. Hinges are broken, almost completely through, with exposed areas of spine and separating some sections of interior pages. Interior pages are browning along edges, some foxing marks. Books in Fair to Good- condition. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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19 Spaulding, O. L. LETTER FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF A COMMUNICATION FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR, SUBMITTING AN ESTIMATE OF APPROPRIATION FOR PURCHASE OF LAND AT GETTYSBURG NATIONAL PARK
Washington Government Printing Office 1900 Paperbound Very Good- National Parks Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map 
Purchase of Land at Gettysburg National Park. 56th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 520. March 17, 1900 -- Referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed. 2 pp. Large fold-out map showing all the property of the Gettysburg Springs and Hotel Co. Disbound government document. Chips and creasing to spine edge, corners of page creased and top left corner is torn. Map in NF condition. Document is VG-. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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20 Stewart, Charles W. OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE NAVIES IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: SERIES I, VOLUME 24
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Cloth Very Good Civil War Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs, Fold Out Maps 
Naval Forces on Western Waters from January 1 to May 17, 1863. 61st Congress, 2d Congress, House of Representatives, Document Np. 987. Published Under the Direction of the Hon. George V. L. Meyer, Secretary of the Navy. By Authority of an Act of Congress Approved July 31, 1894. 803 pages with index. Illustrated with photographs and fold-out maps. Tan cloth covers with title bars and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, dirt marks on cover faces, spine ends are bent. Ex. lib. stamps on spine and stamp on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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