The Ninth New York Heavy Artillery 1889 FIRST Roe

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Alfred Seelye Roe (of Company A), The Ninth New York Heavy Artillery. A History of Its Organization, Services in the Defenses of Washington, Marches, Camps, Battles, and Muster-out, with Accounts of Life in a Rebel Prison, Personal Experiences, Names and Addresses of Surviving Members, Personal Sketches, and a Complete Roster of the Regiment. Worcester, Mass., published by the author (F. S. Blanchard & Co. Press), 1899, First Printing (Broadfoot, p. 389).

Red cloth hc with stamped illustrations on front, heavy 8vo (23 cm), 616 pp with index, 45 plates plus frontispiece, plus in-text illustrations of camp life and maps.

Detailed Civil War regimental narrative with personal narrative and a wealth of genealogical data. Many of the plates are photographs of collections of cabinet cards and tintype portraits (not just officers).

Fair/no DJ: ex-library with stickers and stamps, taped spine, modern endpapers, minor edge tears and finger smudges, stain or burn with small text loss p. 272. The only markings contain 4-generation provenance of po, including blue ink inscription on the back of a plate with ink bleedthrough on pp 53-54 (also frontispiece recto and p. 379).

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