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MEMORIAL AND LETTERS OF REV. JOHN R. ADAMS, D.D., CHAPLAIN OF THE FIFTH MAINE AND THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIRST NEW YORK REGIMENTS DURING THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, SERVING FROM THE BEGINNING TO ITS CLOSE. by  John R Adams - Hardcover - 1890 - from Michael Ginsberg Books and Biblio.com

MEMORIAL AND LETTERS OF REV. JOHN R. ADAMS, D.D., CHAPLAIN OF THE FIFTH MAINE AND THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIRST NEW YORK REGIMENTS DURING THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, SERVING FROM THE BEGINNING TO ITS CLOSE.

by Adams, John R

Condition: See description


Cambridge, University Press: privately printed, 1890. Illus., mounted photo of Adams as frontis. original marbled boards, with a new gold stamped leather spine, library bookplate, gift of J. MacGregor Adams. (8),242pp. First edition. "This volume is printed for private distribution among our father's friends and acquaintances..." on flyleaf. Nicholson Cat p.11. Nevins V. 1,p.49. Chaplain Adams's letters mainly deal with the military matters in the Army of the Potomac from the beginning of the Civil War until Lincoln's assassination. Dornbusch NY 502 & Maine 53. Probably printed in an edition of less than 100 copies.
  • Bookseller: Michael Ginsberg Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11355
  • Title: MEMORIAL AND LETTERS OF REV. JOHN R. ADAMS, D.D., CHAPLAIN OF THE FIFTH MAINE AND THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIRST NEW YORK REGIMENTS DURING THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, SERVING FROM THE BEGINNING TO ITS CLOSE.
  • Author: Adams, John R
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: privately printed
  • Place: Cambridge, University Press
  • Date published: 1890
  • Keywords: MAINE; NEW YORK; BIOGRAPHY; CIVIL WAR; Boston2012


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