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Sprngfield, MA: C.A. Nichols, 1875. First. Hard Bound. VG. Frayed upper spine cloth. Private library bookplate on the front glue down. / None. Item #640
This is a detailed and lengthy account of a fighting Massachusetts infantry regiment. It suffered so many casualties that it was designated a"Fighting 300 Regiment" by Fox. The regiment served in the Army of the Potomac mostly in the Sixth Corps. It suffered heavily at Second Fredericksbrg (Chancellorsville), The Wilderness, and Spottsylvania.
Nevins I-136: ..."good for personal incidents in field and camp...diary like narrative..." Dornbusch I-MA-151.
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