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  • THE EMPTY SLEEVE: A Biography of Lucius Fairchild by [Fairchild, Lucius] Ross, Sam.
    [Fairchild, Lucius] Ross, Sam.
    THE EMPTY SLEEVE: A Biography of Lucius Fairchild

    Edition: First printing.

    Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the "the one-armed evangel of Radical Republicanism", a forty-niner in California, a hero of the Civil War at Gettysburg, chairman of the Cherokee 'outlet' commission and Governor of Wisconsin. Photographs, map. Extensive bibliographical notes and notes, index. x, 291 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name, some rubbing and minor wear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 64681
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  • SOLDIER OF THE SOUTH: General Pickett's War Letters to His Wife. by Pickett, General George E.; edited by Arthur Crew Inman.
    Pickett, General George E.; edited by Arthur Crew Inman.
    SOLDIER OF THE SOUTH: General Pickett's War Letters to His Wife.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Hardcover first edition - Forty-six letters from General Pickett to La Salle Corbell Pickett, during the period of the 'War' and after, edited and with a foreword by Inman. The first letter describes his trip, under a false name, fromo San Francisco back to his native state of Virginia, and the final a reunion of the survivors of the Battle of Gettysburg, where he led a charge that resulted in over 1500 fatalities. Although he states that he was personally opposed to secession, he felt his first duty was to his native state. While the letters are an interesting look at life on the battlefield, the foreword by Arthur Inman focuses on the glorious "lost…

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    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Hardcover first edition - Forty-six letters from General Pickett to La Salle Corbell Pickett, during the period of the 'War' and after, edited and with a foreword by Inman. The first letter describes his trip, under a false name, fromo San Francisco back to his native state of Virginia, and the final a reunion of the survivors of the Battle of Gettysburg, where he led a charge that resulted in over 1500 fatalities. Although he states that he was personally opposed to secession, he felt his first duty was to his native state. While the letters are an interesting look at life on the battlefield, the foreword by Arthur Inman focuses on the glorious "lost cause." Illustrated with a color frontispiece and three internal plates. xvi, 158 pp.

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    Condition: Very good overall in tan boards with a red cloth spine, paper label on spine (toning to the pages, some staining to the covers, and minor wear to the edges of the label)

    Book ID: 81054
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  • BUSTED FLUSH. by Smith, Brad.
    Smith, Brad.
    BUSTED FLUSH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Civil war buffs and con men collide in this wickedly funny story of old-time relics and modern greed." SIGNED on the title page. 308 pp. ISBN: 9780805076509.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61185
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