HEAVY GUNS AND LIGHT: HISTORY OF THE 4th NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY BY HYLAND C. KIRK FINE - CONDITION FIRST EDITION PROTECTED IN A CLEAR, MYLAR DUST JACKETS Original, Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Frontispiece of General Tidball; Illustrated with Portraits, Group Portraits, Vignettes Scenes, Etc; Contains 15 Maps Contains a Detailed Unit Roster with the Civil War Service Details of Each Member of the Unit HANDSOMELY PUBLISHED BY C. DILLINGHAM, PUBLISHER, NEW YORK, IN 1890 DORNBUSCH I, NY-21. This original, first edition book is handsomely presented and provides a detailed history of the 4th New York Artillery during the American Civil War.The regiment was organized at New York City, New York, beginning November 1861 through February 1862 and mustered in at Port Richmond, Staten Island for three years' service under the command of Colonel Thomas Donnelly Doubleday. The regiment operated as both heavy artillery and infantry beginning in February of 1862 while serving in the defenses of Washington, D. And continued in both capacities until the end of the war. The regiment was designated as the 1st New York Heavy Artillery on January 27, 1862, and soon renamed 4th New York Heavy Artillery on February 8, 1862. Four batteries from the 11th New York Heavy Artillery were assigned to the regiment on July 25, 1863, as Batteries I, K, L, and M. The unit saw considerable fighting in the Eastern theatre as part of General Grant's Overland Campaign. The unit fighting includes the Battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna, Cold Harbor, the Siege of Petersburg, the First and Second Battles of Deep Bottom, The Second Battle of Ream's Station, during the Appomattox Campaign, at the Battle of White Oak Road, the Third Battle of Petersburg, the Battle of Sailor's Creek and Appomattox Court House. THIS BOOK IS IN FINE - CONDITION This original, first edition, antique books set is in excellent overall condition. It comes protected in a clear, Mylar dust jackets to help keep it that way (see photo #3). The book is handsomely published in dark green covers with bright, gold and red lettering and images on the cover and spine. The exterior is clean and has no bumping or discernible edge wear. The exterior has light rubbing. The gold decorative highlights and lettering are sharp and bright.
The book has solid binding throughout; it has no looseness or lean and both hinges are fine. The interior is clean and in fine condition. There isn't a mark in the book.
It has no writing, smudging, foxing, stamps pasteboards, or other markings. It is not an ex-library book.The end pages have tan, floral designs on them. The book has frontispiece illustration of General Tidball the unit commander and a decorative title page. The book is richly illustrated with portraits, scenes, vignettes, etc.
The book contains 15 battle maps and a complete roster of the unit, organized by company, with the Civil War service details of each member of the unit. 655 pages plus publisher advertisements. Overall this is an excellent condition, handsome, original, first edition history the 4th New York Artillery during the Civil War. HEAVY GUNS AND LIGHT: HISTORY OF THE 4th NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY.FINE - CONDITION FIRST EDITION PROTECTED IN A CLEAR, MYLAR DUST JACKETS. Original, Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Frontispiece of General Tidball; Illustrated with Portraits, Group Portraits, Vignettes Scenes, Etc; Contains 15 Maps Contains a Detailed Unit Roster with the Civil War Service Details of Each Member of the Unit. DILLINGHAM, PUBLISHER, NEW YORK, IN 1890. THIS BOOK IS IN FINE - CONDITION. This original, first edition, antique books set is in excellent overall condition. Be sure to add me to your. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "books_of_valor" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.