Providence. Snow & Farnham, 1898. First. HB. Book Xlib with numbers on the spine and a card pocket in the rear. Otherwise VG, with slight fading to top of front board. Striking gold lettering on the brilliant scarlet cloth boards. / No Jacket. Item #59
ONE OF THE FEW REGIMENTALS WRITTEN ABOUT AFRO-AMERICAN SERVICE. THIS UNIT SERVED MOSTLY IN LOUISIANA. BOOK IS FULL OF PORTRAIT PHOTOS WITH NOT ONE AFRO AMERICAN IMAGE. THE BOOK’S PREFACE IMPLIES ONLY 200 COPIES WERE FUNDED BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE.