Gilt-stamped half-leather binding with brown cloth over boards, four raised bands, 524 pages, illustrated with numerous engraved portraits. Published in 1891 by Weed, Parsons and Company of Albany, NY. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". During the Civil War, Frederick Townsend founded and was Colonel of the 3rd New York Infantry Regiment, and later served with the 18th and 9th Infantries, where he was brevetted a Brigadier General.He saw action at the Battle of Big Bethel, Battle of Lick Creek, Mississippi, the Siege of Corinth, and the Battle of Perryville. He served three terms as Adjutant-General of New York, from 1857 to 1861, and again in 1880. Condition: Scuffs on covers, small amount of water-staining along top edges of pages near the back of the book, rare instances of light scattered foxing. Bit of a musty smell. Generally good condition with a large, bold signature. A note about packing: Please check our feedback. We take pride in our excellent packing. We double-box all fragile items to insure their safe journey through the postal system. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
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