It looks to us like this 16 volume group was assembled from two different sets. > Set One: five volumes (2, 13-16), being marked on the front free end paper with the inscription.
> Set two: ten volumes (3-12), being stamped on the bottom of the title page and again. On the bottom of page 51. > The first volume, "The Outbreak of the Rebellion" has neither the Christmas 1884 inscription nor the Franciscan Fathers stamp. All of the books were published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, and printed by Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Company, 201-203 East 12th Street, New York.
All 16 of the books measure 5-1/4" by 7-1/2". There are a total of 119 maps, 27 of them fold-outs of various sizes.The 10 volumes stamped by the Franciscan Fathers all have darker, almost black, spines, but the cover boards are still blue. All front covers are nicely embossed.
The " CAMPAIGNS OF THE CIVIL WAR " have a rifle, sword, etc design. The books used official records of the Union and Confederate armies and each was written by various military and civilian people with intimate knowledge of or access to the most accurate information at the time. Every volume has an Index at the back. CAMPAIGNS OF THE CIVIL WAR. The Outbreak of the Rebellion by John G.
Niccolay, private secretary to President Lincoln. > 17 chapters, 8 maps, 220 pages.
> wear on the corners and some discoloration on the right side of the cover. > No other condition issues, very good condition.
From Fort Henry to Corinth by M. Force, late Brigadier General, Brevet Major General U.Commanding First Division, Seventeenth Corp. > 8 chapters, 8 maps, 204 pages. > Christmas 1884 inscription from Helen on front free end paper. The Peninsula - Mclellan's Campaign of 1862 by Alexander S. Webb, President of College of City of New York, Asst Chief of Artillery, Army of the Potomac, IG Fifth Army Corp, General commanding 2nd Division 2nd Corp. > 9 chapters, 2 Appendices, 8 maps (1 fold- out), 219 pages. > Franciscan Fathers stamp at bottom of title page and page 51. > small scrape on the letter "A" in "WAR" on the cover.
The Army Under Pope by John Codman Ropes, member of Massachusetts Historical Society and Military Historical Society of Massachusetts. > 13 chapters, 7 Appendices, 6 maps (1 fold-out), 229 pages.> light wear at top of spine. The Antietam and Fredericksburg by F. Palfrey, Brevet Brigadier General U. And former Colonel Twentieth Massachusetts Infantry. > 4 chapters, 3 Appendices, 4 maps, 228 pages. > light wear on corners. > page 123/124 not cut properly during bookbinding - small flap of excess paper on bottom outside corner folded back onto page 124. Chancellorsville and Gettysburg by Abner Doubleday, Brevet Major General, U. Commanding First Corp at Gettysburg. > Chancellorsville - 10 chapters; Gettysburg - 7 chapters 2 Appendices, 12 maps, 243 pages.
> page 27/28 lightly chipped on front edge. > couple pages with fingerprints/smudges in bottom right corner. > pages 168/169, 174/175 and 194/195 have brown stains from old newspaper clippings being left inside (see last photo). > no other condition issues, good to very good.The Army of the Cumberland by Henry, M. Cist, Brevet Brigadier General U. Secretary of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland.
> 14 chapters, 7 maps (1 fold-out), 289 pages. > light wear on corners and at top of spine. The Mississippi by Francis Vinton Greene, Lieut.
> 8 chapters, 8 Appendices, 13 maps (3 fold-outs) 276 pages. > wear at the top and bottom of spine. > page 133/134 has a 3/4 vertical margin tear - center, top.Cox, Major General commanding Twenty Third Army Corps. > 17 chapters, 5 Appendices, 7 maps, 274 pages. The March to the Sea - Franklin and Nashville by Jacob D.
> 13 chapters, 6 Appendices, 10 maps, 265 pages. The Shenandoah Valley in 1864 by George E. Pond, Associate Editor of Army and Navy Journal. > 14 chapters, 4 Appendices, 8 maps (2 fold-outs), 287 pages.> pages 62/63 top 2-1/2 uncut. > pages 66/67 and 70/71 are uncut. > page 65/66 has a 1 horizontal tear in bottom outside margin. > No other condition issues, good to very good condition. The Virginia Campaign of 1864 and 1865 - The Army of the Potomac and The Army of the James by Andrew A.
Humphreys, Brigadier General, Chief of Engineers, and Brevet Major-General U. > 14 chapters, 4 Appendices, 10 maps (all fold-outs), 451 pages. > spine worn on top and bottom. > page 451 lightly chipped on fore edge. > no other condition issues, very good condition.
THE NAVY IN THE CIVIL WAR. The Blockade and the Cruisers by James Russell Soley, Professor U. > 8 chapters, 3 Appendices, 7 maps (1 fold-out), 257 pages.The Atlantic Coast by Daniel Ammen, Rear Admiral, U. > 11 chapters, 9 maps (4 fold-outs), 273 pages. The Gulf and Inland Waters by A. > 8 chapters, 1 Appendix, 8 maps (3 fold-outs), 267 pages.
Statistical Record by Frederick Phisterer, Late Captain U. > 3 Parts, 343 pages total. Numbers and Organization of the Armies of the United States. Chronological Record of Engagements, Battles, etc.The United States, 1861 to 1865. Record of the General Officers of the Armies of the United States. During the War of the Rebellion. > No condition issues, very good condition. Please look closely at the pictures as they are part of the description. This item can be picked up here in Coventry, CT at no charge. We want our customers to be happy! This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "janeandcharlie" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.