Verses Dedicated to the 128th New York Regt. 11 3/4x 5 3/4 inches. A very good copy with moderate staining mostly to margins, bottom right corner trimmed, slight wear at folds. Company E of the 128th New York Regiment (drawn from Kinderhook, Chatham, Valatie, Hillsdale and Austerlitz) was organized at Camp Kelly in Hudson, New York and mustered in September 1862, leaving for Washington D.Via New York City to Camp Millington, outside of Baltimore, where the regiment practiced drill, was set up just outside of Baltimore. Stuart's Confederates approached Gettysburg, the 128th was sent on a rapid jaunt to Gettysburg to engage the enemy but Stuart retreated upon learning of the Union Army's approach and no engagement was to be had. In Gettysburg we lay that day / All anxious for a brush / But the Rebels did not seem inclined / To gratify our wish. / When they heard that we were coming/ South Mountain they passed o'er.
, from Kinderhook, the author of this piece, was discharged shortly after arrival for a disability, on Feb 9 (or 6), 1863. We have been unable to locate any other copies of this broadside in OCLC or other sources. Fine, Rare, & Unusual Books and Manuscripts. With a special emphasis on the Americas.We are located on Parker Mountain, in the small town of East Jewett, set in the High Peaks region of the Northern Catskill Mountains, not far from the tallest waterfall in New York State, after which we are named. Though our special focus is on the Americas -North, Central, and South, we offer fine, rare, and unusual books and manuscripts on a wide range of subjects, including Asia, Exploration, Art, Literature, and Books about Books. We are proud to be a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and adhere to their strict codes of conduct and ethical standards. All books are guaranteed as described. We want you to be completely satisfied with your order.
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