Wood | Wales W.

A History Of The Ninety-Fifth Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers – From Its Organization In The Fall of 1862, Until Its Final Discharge From The United States Service, In 1865.

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    History of the ninety-fifth Regiment of the Illinois Infantry Volunteers by Wales W. Wood, published in 1865. Twelvemo, xii, [13]-240pp. Publisher’s original green cloth, title in copper print on spine, embossed decorative borders, wear to cloth at top edge of spine. Previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper in pencil. Light foxing to endpapers and title page, some wear to outer edge of text block, clean text throughout. (Dornbusch I, 310) (Nevins I, 181) (Tubbs, 218) A scarce pre-fire printing from Chicago.

    Comments: The Illinois 95th participated in the Vicksburg Campaign, occupying Natchez after the Siege of Vicksburg was complete. After a summer in Natchez, they joined the Red River Campaign, but were forced back to Vicksburg after a swift defeat by Confederate forces.

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    Location Published

    Chicago

    Publisher

    Tribune Company's Book and Job Printing Office

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1865

    ISBN
    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very good

    Jacket Condition
    Author

    Wood | Wales W.