The book has presented With Compliments of teh Editor and Compiler Charles F. And ths signatures of the perported, first three owners of the book on a tipped in page on the front end page. The authors of this history mostly belonged to the rank and file of the Regiment, and they have carefully assembled their story of the stirring events of the campaigns, under the Maltese Cross, the badge of the Fifth Corps, Army of Potomac. Compiled from records, diaries, home letters, and narratives of actual participants, this book presents both a comprehensive history of the Regiment's Civil War service, but also biographical sketches, accounts, company histories, and rosters. Additionally it provides information on its various reunions and monument dedications.The opening chapter begins with the firing on Sumter, and portrays the state of the public mind, which called forth upon the stage of action the patriotic devotion to the Union of so many heroic men and women in Western Pennsylvania. Their acts and sacrifices speak for themselves in these pages.
The book discusses the muster in at Pittsburg, the forced march and train ride to Washington, D. Life and activities at Camp Chase, the forced march to Antietam, scenes and events in Camp McAuley, the Battle of Antietam, the Fredericksburg Campaign, General Hooker and the Battle of Chancellorsville, the return to Camp Humphreys, the forced marches to Gettysburg, the Battle of Gettysburg, scenes and incidents of the Battle of Gettysburg, the retreat of the Confederate Army, the Mine Run Campaign, the Battle of the Wilderness, the Battles of Laurel Hill and Spotsylvania, the Battles of North Anna, Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, the Petersburg Campaign, the Battles of Weldon Railroad and Hatcher's Run, the Weldon Railroad Raid, the Battles of Five Forks and Appomattox, the surrender, paroling, incidents at Appomattox, the march homeward, the Grand Review, duty in Washington the reception at home, and the mustering out.The book also includes Company histories for Companies A, B, D, E, F, G, H, I and K as well as personal sketches and casualty information. The book provides numerous contributed articles and accounts by comrades from the unit and provides their memoirs and sketches. Information on unit reunions and dedications is also provided. Complete unit rosters are provided on the unit including rosters of the Field and Staff, and of Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K. The Record of the 155tyh Pennsylvania Infantry is also provided. The book contains an Appendix with Order of Battle organizational sketches of the Regiments composing Humphreys' Division in the Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville Campaigns and Official Reports. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION This original, First Edition book is handsomely presented and is in excellent overall condition. The book comes protected in a clear, Mylar dust jacket to help keep in nice and sharp (see photo #3). The book is handsomely bound in navy blue, cloth covers with extensive, impressed, gold lettering and ornate design work featuring the image of a Zouave solider on the cover and the red Maltese Cross insignia on the cover and spine.
The book is sharp, bright and clean. The exterior has no bumping.
It has very light rubbing and edge wear. The cover lettering and images are exceptionally bright, but there is a touch of fading on the spine lettering.The interior is clean and the pages are in excellent condition. The book has no writing, smudging, foxing, stamps or pasteboards. It is not an ex-library book. The book has solid binding throughout with no looseness or lean.
The front hinge has a partial paper crack, but both hinges are solid. The book is handsomely presented inside and loaded with portraits, illustrations, and maps. It contains a full-color frontispiece illustration from the Battle of Fredericksburg, colored flags on the title page, a folded color illustration, and two maps - one being a large folding map. There are hundreds of portrait illustrations or photographs of members of the unit in the book as well as of battle scenes, and other aspects. This is a large book measuring 10 ½ inches by 7 3/8 inches by 2 inches.
It has xiii and 817 pages and hundreds of illustrations. This is a handsome, scarce, First Edition of this extraordinary Civil War unit history.
CAMPAIGNS OF THE 155th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS. FIRST EDITION NEAR FINE CONDITION PROTECTED IN A CLEAR, MYLAR DUST JACKET. Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Attractive Antique Book Profusely Illustrated with Hundreds of Portraits of Members of the Unit, Battle Scenes, and Maps - Some Color Illustrations; Foldout Map Comprehensive Roster of the Unit with Civil War Service Details of Each Officer and Soldier.HANDSOMELY PUBLISHED AND ADORNED BY THE 155th REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION, PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, IN 1910. DORNBUSCH I, PA-367 ONE OF THE CLARK'S FIGHTING 300 UNITS OF THE CIVIL WAR - A MOST HARD FOUGHT UNIT. This wonderful, antique, original first edition book presents the extraordinary history of the 155th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION.
This original, First Edition book is handsomely presented and is in excellent overall condition. There is a small split in the upper spine that is neatly repaired. Be sure to add me to your. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.