Item #621 The Soldier’s Pocket Book. Cited.
The Soldier’s Pocket Book.

The Soldier’s Pocket Book.

Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1863. Unknown. Stiff wraps. VG+. / None. Item #621

Small pocket sized wrappers book (4 1/2" X 3") containing devotions and religious readings. It contains a signature on the title page, “John Garvin, 15th Mass Vols.” Database did not show a soldier by that name in that unit, however, a John Garvin from MA served first in the 87th NY Inf, was discharged for disability in 1863 but reenlisted in the 59th Mass Inf and served until February 1865.

Civil War database info on Garvin enclosed.


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