New York Infantry Union Civil War Gettysburg SLAVERY Railroads. New York Volunteer Infantry was a famous Civil War Union regiment known for playing an important role in various battles including the Battle of Gettysburg. Author Richard Eddy wrote an account of the regiment and its involvement in the war; however, according to Nevins, this work is much more a damnation of the South and slavery than a regimental history.
Other notable contents include reports on railroads and railroad lines, description of Union barracks, and of course descriptions of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. This specific copy was a gift from the author and contains Rev. History of the Sixtieth Regiment New York State Volunteers, from the commencement of its organization in July, 1861, to its public reception at Ogdensburgh as a veteran command, January 7th, 1864. Collation: Complete with all pages. References: Nevins I 84; Sabin 21810.Provenance: Handwritten, Author's Inscription. Presented by the author Rev. Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure. 8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.