FROM 1864, during the Civil War, a remarkable first edition. Red-Tape and Pigeon Hole Generals, as seen from the Ranks during a Campaign in the Army of the Potomac. By A Citizen Soldier, name not given, but it was Lt. Published by Carleton, Publisher, New York.
Bound in green Civil War era embossed cloth, gilt titles, 318 pages. Very good condition, some foxing. A penciled 1864 owner name, a mite hard to make out, and a rubber stamp, Ernest R. Material on Harper's Ferry, Snicker's Gap, Fredericksburg, etc.Armstrong of the 129th Pennyslvania Volunteer Infantry, risked a libel action to send his message, yet he recognized that abuses within the system could not be addressed without first being exposed. The tale also includes a vivid, firsthand description of the brutal history of the 129th and the Tyler Brigade and poignant stories of its men - Frederick B. Arner's perceptive and comprehensive commentary identifies the main players and units and taps primary sources that support Armstrong's point of view - A masterpiece of historic sleuthing and disciplined research, this volume may change the way some historians view General Humphreys. The item "VERY RARE 1864 CIVIL WAR ARMY OF THE POTOMAC BY A CITIZEN SOLDIER" is in sale since Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "antiquebookcentral" and is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.