History of the 116th Regiment U.S.C.[Colored] Infantry (1866) HC 1ST ~ CIVIL WAR
History of the 116th Regiment U.S.C.[Colored] Infantry (1866) HC 1ST ~ CIVIL WAR:
History of the 116th Regiment U.S.C[olored] Infantry From Its Organization in the Early Part of the Spring and Summer of 1864, to the Present Time, Giving a List of Names of All Officers and Enlisted Men Who Have Ever Belonged to the Regiment, And Remarks Attached to Each Name, Noting the Dates of All Appointments and Promotions, &c.; and To the Enlisted Men Place and Date of Enlistments, Deaths, Discharges, Desertions, &c. Lieut.Col. Charles Kireker, Commanding. Philadelphia: King & Barid, Printiners, No. 607 Sansom Street. 1866. Frontis shows a picture of the American Flag with medallion portrait of Abraham Lincoln, and the names of the three actions in which the Regiment participated: Siege of Richmond; Petersburg, April 1st and 2nd, 1865; Appomattox Court House, April 9th, 1865. This book is the history of a Civil War Regiment made up of black soldiers, which mustered in Kentucky and served in various areas of the South. Details about the officers (generally white) and the enlisted men (generally black) were assembled from the official records kept by the Regiment Commander during the War. ORIGINAL EDITION; 1866 King & Baird, 1st printing; VG-/no dust jacket issued; vintage hardcover, blue cloth with gilt title and device front cover, approximately 4 x 6 inches, 131 pages, folded frontispiece with tissue guard, surface wear at extremities, several smudges and spots to covers, foxing to edges and some pages, stitched binding square and tight, visible damp-staining to pages throughout, 1869 newspaper clipping of obituary of one of the commissioned officers pinned inside Additional pictures of this item can be provided upon request. Please specify what aspects of the item you'd especially like to see. The Uncommon Book will combine shipping on your purchase of two or more books to save you money! International Buyers: Click on the tab above (just below the main picture) marked "Shipping and Payments" to find the cost of shipping to anywhere in the world! Be sure to add me to your favorites list!