This is a very nice, complete set, including the Index volume. Barely any wear at all to covers, spines still clean and will look quite handsome on the shelf. A very good+ set -- overall clean, bright and structurally sound. SELLING USED AND RARE BOOKS ON ABE SINCE 1997 AND OUT OF OUR BOOKSTORE SINCE 1988. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines...
Editorial: Norwood Press.
Año de publicación: 1931
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción Norwood Press, 1935. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Very Good. First Edition. 9 volume complete set. Hardcover. Publisher's navy cloth. 27 cm. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. "Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and marines in the Civil War - 1861 to 1865: By Massachusetts Adjutant-general's office, Norwood Press, 1931. The compilation contains the names of all the men who served in Massachusetts units during the Civil War. There is a short history of the regiment followed by the names of the men. The details for each man named in the record are: full name, rank, home, age, occupation, date of service and discharge, and reason for discharge. Mr. Cross was the last of three editors and it was he who completed the monumental task. Together, the military records in these 8 volumes plus Index Volime, reference approximately 140,000 individuals, nearly all men who served in Massachusetts units during the Civil War. Chapter 475 of Massachusetts' Acts of 1899 provided for the compilation and publication of a complete record of Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and Marines who served in the Civil War. Civil War veterans began the work of compilation which lasted for nearly thirty years and involved the examination and replication of over one million records. Compilers found records on original enlistment papers, muster-in rolls, descriptive rolls, town reports, casualty lists, monthly reports, hospital records, muster-out reports, and miscellaneous papers." This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Nº de ref. de la librería 1401280031
Descripción Norwood Press, Norwood, Mass, 1931. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine binding. First Edition. Regimental histories for all Massachusetts units, together with the names of all the men who served in them, with their rank, occupations, date of service and discharge etc. It is noted in the Nevins bibliography that the set "provides valuable background and service data on each Bay State soldier [Nevins II, 156]. A near fine set, in the publisher's blue cloth with beveled edged and titling in gold; some of the volumes still with publisher's brown paper wrappers. This set is from the library of Civil War historian Bud Robertson, and his bookplate is on the pastedown of each volume. (Nevins II, 156). Near Fine binding. Nº de ref. de la librería 278164