Seacliff Press, 1976-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. Item #8810
Trade paperback. Blue typographical wraps. For the Civil War buff who has it all!This 1976 unique history of the longest-living Civil War veterans from New England is signed twice by historian Jay Hoar. On the front end paper is an inscription to personal friends and laid in is a typed letter with another note to the same couple signed by Hoar.This history contains biographical sketches of both men AND women who served during the war, including Sarah ‘Fannie’ Rockwell, the oldest and longest surviving Civil War nurse. Born in Henrico County, Virginia in 1843, she served with the Confederate Army, passing in Danbury, Connecticut in 1953 at the age of 110 years and 29 days old. Mild wear to wraps.