Spine title: New York at Gettysburg. Title Page: New York Monuments Commission Report for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga. Written in accordance with a New York state act to provide for designating the positions and movements of the troops of the State of New York on the battlefield of Gettysburg.
Contains itineraries, rosters, and casualty lists of the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia, and reports of monument dedication ceremonies. Contains maps in each volume related to the Battle of Gettysburg. The Commission was authorized by the New York State Legislature to determine the positions and movements of New York organizations engaged in the Civil War and to erect memorials, monuments, and markers. Sickles chaired the New York Monuments Commission from 1886 to 1912, when he was removed by an embezzlement scandal.All 3 volumes have heavy cover wear, age toning to text blocks and inside cover pages. Prior owner name inked on all 3 volumes. Notated in ink in Vol 2 and 3 - inserted paper label in Vol 1 States Compliments of.. All called for maps present in pockets in front of each volume. VERY heavy set of books will.