hagerstown, Md: Globe Jobs Room Print, 1890. 1st Edition. 8vo. Good. Item #15762
Rare edition combining a history of the 1862 Maryland Campaign with a History of the Antietam national Cemetery, with a detailed roster of the battle dead interred.
Laid in is an original19th-century button, dated September 17, 1896, likely from a Civil War Veteran Reunion held at the battlefield that day, 34 years after the battle. The button is protected in a former merchant's cardboard and plastic wrap. .
Red cloth with titling stamped in gilt to front board. 66pp + 128pp, + ads. Square tight binding. Clean interior. Moderate rubbing and edge wear to binding with gilt somewhat faded.
A handsome and scarce piece of Maryland Civil War history with a piece of direct provenance to a Civil War soldier who fought at the battle.