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Chicago: National Publishing, 1866. Including Adventures of Spies and Scouts...Sanitary and Hospital Scenes, Prison Scenes. 80 engraved portraits and 22 engraved plates. 512pp. 8vo, original brown cloth. Chicago: National Publishing, (1866). Spine ends and edges corners worn. Corners bumped. Light foxing to first few pages, including title page and two plates. Light foxing to margin of last page of text and following blank page. Endpapers, front flyleaf, and last blank page, all soiled.
Akron, Ohio: 1858. Outstanding and exceedingly rare autographed letter signed, 4to, 2 1/4 pages, Akron, Ohio, June 28, 1858, giving his brother and sister information on his whereabouts and quoting a letter he has received from their father John Brown who is on the run and is secretly heading back to Kansas for what will be his very last visit with his family before departing to Harpers Ferry. In small part: "...Father in company with two other men left Cleveland...
Held at Philadephia, September, 1858. 305pp. + 6pp. of publisher's ads. 12mo, original cloth; (spine ends worn, edges of corners worn and bumped, light foxing). Philadelphia: Published for the Authors by J.B. Lippincott, (1858). Rev. William Brownlow was a pro-Union journalist from Tennessee who was pro-slavery. Rev. Abram Pryne was an abolitionist and editor of the Central Reformer.
New Orleans: 1869. 1 page, 8.25 x 5 inches, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 7, 1869. Written by the Confederate Major General in response to a request for his autograph: "Dear Sir: At your request I subjoin my autograph..." Handsomely matted with a fine wood-engraved portrait of Buckner and set in a textured brown frame measuring 15.75 x 16.5 inches. Near fine condition.
Audi alteram partem. 48pp. 8vo, orig. pr. wrs. Lowell: Charles Hunt, 1865. Official documents and letters released by Butler in reponse to the attack made on him by Henry N. Hudson, late Chaplain in the First N.Y. Volunteer Engineers. Hudson had published the slanderous pamphlet; "A Chaplain's Campaign with General Butler."
Russellville, KY. Pristine signature on an autograph page: "Jno. W. Caldwell - Russellville - Ky", 5.5" x 3.5", most likely executed while representing Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives. American politician and "Southern Sympathizer" from Kentucky. Although he opposed secession, Caldwell entered the Confederate States Army and was immediately elected Captain of the "Logan Grays", a Confederate regiment from Logan County, Kentucky. When Confederate forces under Simon Bolivar Buckner entered Kentucky, Caldwell let the Grays to Bowling Green...
Annville: D. Clark Carmean, 1989. A few Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, spine lightly spotted. Annville: D. Clark Carmean, 1989. Very good Presentation copy. A fictionalized account of the Civil War written by the author to her grandchildren. The story is based on the personal diaries of the author's uncle Phil's service in the Civil War. He was from Ohio.