First edition of this rare book printed on the fiftieth anniversary of the muster of the regiment into the United States Service on May 23, 1861. CONDITION IS GENERALLY VERY GOOD. CORNERS AND BOARD EDGES ARE WORN (photo 10 & 11). PRINT ON COVER AND COLORING IN COVER ILLUSTRATION ARE STILL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. BOOK MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 8 X 11.
366 PAGES WITH PHOTOS OF OFFICERS, LISTS OF ALL WHO SERVED AND THE HISTORY. NO LOOSE PAGES, NO TEARS AND NO CREASES. THERE IS NOT WRITING BUT THERE IS LIGHT SOILING ON A FEW PAGES AND PAGES ARE TONED. CHROMOLITHOGRAPH (photo 2) FRONTISPIECE LOOKS GREAT. These are the soldiers that used the 8th Ave Armory.If you look on Amazon and find the book for sale at a much lower price, it is either a print on demand or the 1996 reprint. This copy was printed by the Brooklyn Eagle Press in 1911. The History Of The Fighting Fourteenth: 1861- 1911; Published in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Muster of the Regiment into the United States Service, May 23, 1861.
14th Regiment New York State Militia. (also called the 14th Brooklyn) was a volunteer.It is primarily known for its service in the. From April 1861 to May 6, 1864, although it later served in the.
(as part of the 106th Regiment). In the Civil War, the regiment was made up of a majority of. It was led first by Colonel. The 14th Brooklyn was involved in heavy fighting, including most major engagements of the Eastern Theater. Battles of Bull Run, the.
During the war, the men of the 14th Brooklyn were well known by both armies and throughout the country for their hard drill, hard fighting, and constant refusal to stand down from a fight. During their three years of service they never withdrew from battle in disorderly fashion. On 7 December 1861, the State of New York officially changed the regiment's designation to the 84th New York Volunteer Infantry (and its unit histories are sometimes found under this designation). But at the unit's request and because of the fame attained by the unit at First Bull Run, the.Continued to refer to it as the 14th. The 14th Brooklyn received its nickname, the "Red Legged Devils" , during the. First Battle of Bull Run. Referring to the regiment's colorful red trousers as the regiment repeatedly charged up. Yelled to his men, Hold On Boys! Here come those red legged devils again! In the early part of the war, when the 14th Brooklyn was in General.
Brigade, the brigade was named "Iron Brigade". It would later to become known as the. Was given the name "Western Iron Brigade". At the conclusion of the war, all members of the "Eastern" or "First" Iron Brigade were given medals for their service within the Iron Brigade.
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The item "HISTORY OF THE FIGHTING FOURTEENTH 1911 BROOKLYN REGIMENT CIVIL WAR NEW YORK" is in sale since Saturday, October 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "718estelle" and is located in East Norwich, New York.
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