A very rare sermon with no other copies on the market at any price. we are unable to trace any sermons addressed to troops preached any earlier, the present being just 12 days after the firing on Fort Sumter, which signaled the beginning of the Civil War.
Includes a roster of the soldiers called.
McKeen, Silas. Heroic Patriotism. A Sermon Delivered at Bradford, VT., Sabbath Afternoon, April 28, 1861, in the Presence of the Bradford Guards, when Under Call to Join the First Regiment of the Vermont Volunteers, and Go Forth in this Country’s Service. Windsor. Vermont Chronicle Book and Job Office. 1860 [sic. 1861]. 16pp.
Good, complete copy with tape reinforcement on spine. Chip to title. Very solid and clean.