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Auction:
2526B
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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

Description:

(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

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

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