The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1906. First. Hard Bound. Front hinge cracked. Ex-library with a small blind stamp on the title page and evidence of a spine number which was obliterated. Better than it sounds, tight and square. / None. Item #440
A real fighting unit that had 216 KIA making it the fifth hardest hit regiment during the War. It was a part of the famed Second Army Corps and saw action in all the major events of the Army of the Potomac - Seven Days, Chancellorsville, Antietam (Lost 141), Fredericksburg, Gettysburg (adjacent to Webb at the Angle) and the Overland Campaign. Heavily officered by Harvard men, it was known as the Harvard Regiment.
Contains a roster.
Dornbusch I-236. Nevins I-65: “…underrated, comprehensive…” Union Bookshelf 138.