Volume II includes various Lists and Records including of the Massachusetts Naval Officers, General Officers including biographical sketches, Field Officers, Line Officers, Medical Officers, and Chaplains in Massachusetts Regiments. It provides Lists and Records of Massachusetts Officers in Regular Army and Staff Corps, Officer in Regiments of Other States, Officers in the U. Colored Troops, and Officers, Soldiers and Sailors receiving Medals of Honor. Massachusetts sent a total of 159,165 men to serve in the war.Of these, 133,002 served in the Union army and 26,163 served in the navy. The army units raised in Massachusetts consisted of 62 regiments of infantry, six regiments of cavalry, 16 batteries of light artillery, four regiments of heavy artillery, two companies of sharpshooters, and a handful of unattached battalions and 26 unattached companies.
THIS BOOK SET IS IN FINE - CONDITION This original, first edition, antique book set is in exceptional condition. It comes protected in clear, Mylar dust jackets to keep it that way (see photo #3).Handsomely bound in navy blue, cloth covers with exceptionally bright, impressed, gold lettering on the spine, the books are sharp, bright and clean. The exteriors of both books are in fine condition. The exteriors have no bumping, rubbing or edge wear.
The interiors are in fine condition as well. The books have no writing, smudging, foxing, stamps, pasteboard or other markings.
This is not an ex-library book set. The pages are clean and in excellent condition. The books have solid binding throughout with no looseness or lean. The front hinge of volume one has a lite paper crack, but all hinges are solid and the other hinges are in fine condition with no cracking.
Volume I has 647 pages; Volume II has 805 pages. This is a truly exceptional, fine condition, original, first edition, antique book set. PREPARED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BY THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON.
State Military and Naval Historian. COMPLETE, MATCHING, TWO-VOLUME BOOK SET FIRST EDITION FINE - CONDITION PROTECTED IN CLEAR, ACID-FREE, MYLAR DUST JACKETS. Original, Exceptionally Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Set Contains Military and Naval Unit Histories Statistical Information, Rosters, Lists, Casualty Data, Reports. HANDSOMELY PUBLISHED BY WRIGHT & POTTER PRINTING COMPANY, STATE PRINTERS, BOSTON, IN 1896.
This original, book set constitutes an excellent and comprehensive history the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the American Civil War. THIS BOOK SET IS IN FINE - CONDITION.
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