1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.
1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.

1867 CIVIL WAR. Lavishly Illustrated Early History Focused on Soldier Life, Loss, Victories, etc.

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A very fine example of a superbly illustrated early Civil War history attempting to create a detailed and honest portrait of soldier life, including first-hand accounts of battle; physical, emotional, and relational suffering and loss, activities of spies and traitors, times around the fire, revival services, etc.

Splendidly illustrated with over 100 fine portraits and beautiful engravings of which 18 are fold-out pages with portraits of Union officers including Hancock, Custer, Sheridan, and Confederate officers such as Lee, Jackson, and more. 

Truesdale, John. The Blue Coats, and How they Lived, Fought and Died for the Union. With Scenes and Incidents in the Great Rebellion. Comprising Narratives of Personal Adventure, Thrilling Incidents, Daring Exploits, Heroic Deeds, Wonderful Escapes, Life in the Camp, Field and Hospital, Adventures of Spies and Scouts, Together with the Songs, Ballads, Anecdotes and Humorous Incidents of the War. Splendidly Illustrated with Over 100 Fine Portraits and Beautiful Engravings. Philadelphia: Jones Brothers & Co., 1867. First Edition. 510pp. 

A very good example in original royal blue cloth, gold embossing to cover, spine darkened. Some light general rubbing. All fold-outs present with some light folding at edges. Textually very clean and crisp.