Report of the Select Committee relative to the Soldier's National Cemetery, Together with the Accompanying Documents,

(WILLS, David, et al.)

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Place Published: Harrisburg
Publisher: Singerly & Myers
Date Published: 1864

Description: As Reported to the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, March 31, 1864. Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, folding map of the Soldier's National Cemetery. 108, (3)pp. 8vo, original green cloth, cloth lightly soiled, bottom of spine and upper right corner worn, corners bumped, dampstaining, mostly to margins, but not affecting maps, light foxing throughout, including battle map, lacking top margin of title page. Harrisburg: Singerly & Myers, 1864. First Edition

Comments: Contains the text of various correspondence and reports that led to the establishment of the Soldier's National Cemetery after the Battle of Gettysburg. Also contains the text of the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln and a list of the names of the soldiers who are buried there with the name of each soldier's regiment. David Wills was the Governor of Pennsylvania's agent in charge of the Gettysburg cemetery's establishment.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 218568


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