Return of Casualties in the Union Forces From Wilderness to James River, May-June 1864 TOGETHER WITH Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant,) on the Morning of May 5, 1864. WAR RECORDS OFFICE.
Return of Casualties in the Union Forces From Wilderness to James River, May-June 1864 TOGETHER WITH Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant,) on the Morning of May 5, 1864
Return of Casualties in the Union Forces From Wilderness to James River, May-June 1864 TOGETHER WITH Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant,) on the Morning of May 5, 1864
Return of Casualties in the Union Forces From Wilderness to James River, May-June 1864 TOGETHER WITH Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant,) on the Morning of May 5, 1864
Return of Casualties in the Union Forces From Wilderness to James River, May-June 1864 TOGETHER WITH Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant,) on the Morning of May 5, 1864

Return of Casualties in the Union Forces From Wilderness to James River, May-June 1864 TOGETHER WITH Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant,) on the Morning of May 5, 1864

[No Place Stated]: [War Records Office], [1888]. First Edition, First Printing. Stitched Wrappers. A Very Good + example of the first edition, first printing of 120 the string bound pages, with no spine (as issued) titled "Return of Casualties in the Union Forces from The Wilderness to the James River, May-June, 1864." An EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TO RARE publication of which only 50 copies were printed (per the "Catalogue of Library of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel John Page Nicholson RELATING TO THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1861-1866"). The volume contains the following headings and subheadings (below which names and other information is set forth):
1. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces, Commanded by Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, at the Battle of Wilderness, Va. May 5-7, 1864.
1a. Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded.
2. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces, Commanded by Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, in the Operations About Spotsylvania Court-House, Va., May
8-21, 1864
2a. Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded.
3. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces, Commanded by Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, May 22-June 1,1864.
3a. Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded.
4. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces, Commanded by Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, June 2-15, 1864.
4a. Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded.
5. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces during the Expedition from Todd's Tavern to the James River, Va., May 9-24, 1864.
6. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces on the "Trevilian Raid" June 7-24, 1864.
7. RETURN OF CASUALTIES IN THE UNION FORCES, COMMANDED BY MAJOR-GENERAL B. F. BUTLER, IN THE OPERATIONS AGAINST
PETERSBURG AND RICHMOND, VA., MAY 5- JUNE 21, 1864.
7A. Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded.
8. Return of Casualties in the Union Forces, Commanded by Major-General Benjamin F. Butler in the Opeations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va.,
June 1-14, 1864.
TOGETHER WITH a Very Good + copy of "Organization of the Union Forces Operating Against Richmond, Va., (Under the Command of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant on the Morning of May 5, 1864") being the first edition, first printing of 14 pages; An EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TO RARE publication of which only 50 copies were printed (per the above-referenced Catalogue. Both publications show some soiling to the outer pages. The first publication shows a light fold to the front wrapper and the second publication shows a bend line to each leaf. Each publication is rather clean and tight and shows minor evidence of use. Each publication gives mortality data on battles fought at the locations cited therein, being battles fought in the famed OVERLAND CAMPAIGN. [Nicholson, creator of the above-referenced Catalogue, was a Gettysburg veteran who rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. Nicholson was active in veterans affairs and became the leading member of the commission which created and defined the national park we see today. A leading military historian, he served as Recorder of Pennsylvania Commandery Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States 1879-1922; Recorder-in-Chief Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States 1885-1922, and as Chairman of the Gettysburg National Park Commission 1893 – 1922. His papers are held by The Huntington Library.] AS SO FEW COPIES OF THE ITEMS DESCRIBED IN THIS LISTING WERE PRINTED, SURVIVAL OF THESE ITEMS IS ABSOLUTELY REMARKABLE, ESPECIALLY AS THEY SURVIVED WITHOUT BEING IN AN INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION. Very good +. Item #3235

Price: $1,135.00

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