Civil War Confederate Report Gaines Mill Bloody Day June 27 1862 Battle Charge For Sale
UP FOR sale, WE OFFER
REPORT OF GENERAL FEATHERSTON OF BATTLE OF JUNE 27, 1862
GAINE'S MILL, VA.
RICHMOND, JULY 12, 1862
A fine early vintageand genuine Civil War Confederate imprint., a complete report given by General Featherston at the battle of what was called Gaine's Mill. On June 27, 1862, the fighting that erupted at Gaines’ Mill was the bloodiest of the week-long battles known as the Seven Days Battle. 8vo about 5 x 7", 2pp [pages ], from a series of other reports. This is complete. Printed at Richmond, on what is called 'secessh' paper.
Description of their brave assault upon the Federal forces laying in front and along the woods., ..."during this advance, they were exposed to a raking fire from the enemy's artillery in front as well as from his long range rifles....."The enemy, fighting with great desperation, were driven gradually back from one position to another., ...."
Gen. Featherston describes the capture of the Federal artillery and the struggle to gain them was desperate., our losses were heavy; but it is believed the enemy sufferedmore...." the rally around the Gaine's house, etc. He lists a few of his brave members of his staff thathelped in thefight including the action of their surgeon.
Note; We will send a copy of a map showing the battlefield of Gaine's Mills., some of the most gallant charges were made at this battle prior to the grand charge at Gettysburg by Pickett. A very fine andhistorical original report that was printed at the time. [ The map is a copy ].The charge by Pickett at Gettysburg is the most well known, however, this charge was the largest that was successfully carriedout in the entire war.
NOTE: We will gladly combine your winning items into one shipment to save you postage costs.
NOTE: If there is advertising below and a web link, this is NOT US, and we do not endorse any item that is being offered in those links. Weoffer onlygenuine items, no worthless copies or reprints or reproductions. [ However, the movie thumb nail is indeed ours, showing other items and if any current offerding ].
A FRIENDLY NOTE ON SHIPPING
Please note that I ship items as quickly as I can, we have a packing room all set up for me., I am a bit disabled from arthritis., some days are good, some days are not so good. There are times I cannot manage to pack up the winning orders, so there may be a day or two delay. Just to inform is all, please do not use this against me on the "star" system. Many thanks, and, Many thanks for the offerding.
OVERSEAS SHIPPING INFORMATION
For those overseas., please note that the shipping fees vary depending on the item. We will NOT ship to any country in the Middle East but for Israel. Nor to Africa, nor to Mexico unless you have an address in the states. We have no choice due to the high losses sustained. Sorry.
This item has been shown 0 times.