11-14-2010 11-14-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2526B Boston
November 14, 2010 11:00AMCalender

(Civil War, Union)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2526B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 14, 2010 11:00AM


(Civil War, Union), Two diaries and a carte de visite from Captain James M. Nichols of the 4th Regiment Infantry, New York Volunteers, Commanding Company E, the diaries from 1862 and 1864, both describe ordinary camp life as well as skirmishes and battles throughout Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina (including Battery Fort Wagner) with assaults and capture of various Confederate posts, and later northern Virginia and finally joining up with Sherman's army, each leather-bound; together with two copies of the expanded published version of the diaries, Perry's Saints or the Fighting Parson's Regiment, Boston: Lothrop, 1886, original blue cloth, 8vo, (diaries worn and with some losses),
Estimate $2,000-4,000


Sherman's army, James M. Nichols, South Carolina, Virginia, 4th Regiment Infantry, Fighting Parson's Regiment