Formed in mid-1861, and mustered in on August 30, 1861, the regiment wore an Americanized Zouave uniform and fought in the Peninsular Campaign, the battles of Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and at the Siege of Petersburg. It was mustered in in October 1864 with its recruits being transferred to the 140th and 146th New York Volunteers.
The book contains a hand-written presentation by Meade to a relative, Late Co. It also contains notations on the unit roster in Meade's on hand.THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE - CONDITION This original, First Edition, antique book is in excellent overall condition. The book is handsomely bound in genuine, ¾ leather, maroon binding, with six raised bars on the spine, and bright, impressed, gold lettering on the spine. The exterior is clean with some edge wear.
The leather is in nice condition, with some light scuffing, but not bad. The interior is clean and the pages are in excellent condition. The book has no smudging, foxing, stamps, pasteboards or other markings. It is not an ex-library book. The book has solid binding throughout; it has no looseness or lean and both hinges are fine.
The book is illustrated throughout. It contains a unit chronology and also contains a detailed roster of the unit with the details of Civil War service for each solider. The book has some notations from Meade in his own hand on the roster regarding some of his fellow soldiers. A one-of-a-kind, rare, Civil War treasure, signed by a soldier in the unit that fought at Little Round Top and other battles. There aren't many original Gettysburg relics better than this.
A HISTORY OF THE 44th REGIMENT NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY IN THE CIVIL WAR. BY CAPTAIN EUGENE ARUS NASH. SIGNED BY A SOLDIER FROM THE UNIT THAT FOUGHT AT LITTLE ROUND TOP NEAR FINE - CONDITION FIRST EDITION. Original, Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Bound in Genuine Leather, ¾ Binding, with Raised Spine Bars, and Gold Lettering Marbelle End Pages; Protective Gold Gilding on Top Page Edge; llustrated Throughout Complete with Unit Roster.
DONNELLEY & SONS, COMPANY, CHICAGO, IN. A FOX'S FIGHTING 300 UNIT - ONE OF THE MOST HARD-FOUGHT UNITS OF THE CIVIL WAR. This book belonged to Elnathan Meade of Company C, 44th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry and is so signed and inscribed by him. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE - CONDITION.
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