Hardcover Book with over 800+ Pages. I've seen the occasional original individual books on the Society of the Army of the Potomac reunions, but I can find no other books that include more than one reunion. This is an original book, not a reproduction. It is 132 years old and bears the name, rank, and signature of its original owner, Captain J. It is not only fascinating from a historical, Civil War, perspective, but it includes pages and pages of soldiers names and can be very useful for genealogy purposes as well.Be sure to watch the video. The last part of it is flipping through the pages and pages of soldier names from one of the sections. Each section has just as many! I've spent a great deal of time researching Captain McMicken and will include the information with the book. It is very clear that the Captain was a dedicated Patriot his entire life. Captain, 43rd Regiment NY Vols (New York Volunteers), 6th Corps. Served with Major General George B. McClellan on the Peninsula Campaign in West Virginia and at the front in the battles of Antietam and Gettysburg. Captain McMickin's Obituary from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, November 4, 1901. McMicken, who died Saturday, November 2, at his residence, 7 South Elliott Place, of heart failure, after an illness of only two days, was a veteran of the war of the Rebellion. He was born at Albany, N. In 1844, and has resided in Brooklyn since 1865. He was attended in his last illness by Dr. He served with high distinction with the Forty-third New York Volunteers as captain and was with McClellan on the Peninsula and at the front in the battles of Antietam and Gettysburg and was brevetted major for meritorious service. He was a member of the Oxford Club, the Army and Navy, Loyal Legion, vice commander of the George Washington Post, the Seventh Regiment Veteran Association, Kismet Temple, and the Society of the Army of the Potomac. Three sons and two daughters survive Major McMicken. Funeral services Tuesday, November 5, at 4 p.
This utterly fascinating book contains the "Report of Proceedings" of Society of the Army of the Potomac's following reunions. Held in the City of San Francisco. August 2nd & 4th, 1886. June 22nd & 23rd, 1887. July 1st, 2d and 3d, 1888.
June 12th & 13th, 1889. July 3rd & 4th, 1890.
Each reunion section contains details. List of Officers - Minutes - Report of Treasurer - Oration - Banquet Proceedings - Letters and Dispatches - Memorial Page - Order and Specifications of Badge - Constitution - By-Laws - List of Members. In addition, the books includes fascinating details such as the reception received at the hosting cities, menus, speeches and more. Below are listed the many dignitaries who presented speeches, orations, and responses -- all are printed in each section of the book. Their words, written in contemporaneous time, are breathtaking.
General John Brown Gordon (ex-Confederate). Mayor, Major Holman Staples Melcher.
Redfield Proctor, Secretary of War. General Philippe Régis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand. Printed By: MacGowan & Slipper Printers, 30 Beekman St. Walker's Son, Brooklyn, New York. All items are listed in the condition that they were donated.Actual color/shade of items may vary due to camera flash, lighting, or due to variations in computer monitors. Local pick-up is available at our Placerville, CA location.
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