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Virginia Artillery. Richmond Howitzers. McCarthy, Carlton (editor).

Virginia Artillery. Richmond Howitzers. McCarthy, Carlton (editor).


Contributions to a history of the Richmond Howitzer Battalion Pamphlet No. 1. I. Organization of First company and John Brown raid, by Captain Henry Hudnall, of Second Company. II. Our dead [by] Captain W.G. McCabe. December 13, 1878. III. The battle of Bethel, by Rev. E.G. Gordon, of Third Company. December 13, 1882. IV. All official reports (C.S. and U.S.), battle of Bethel.

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Richmond, Va.: Carlton McCarthy & Co., 1883.. 85 pages. First edition. There were a total of four pamphlets in this series published by the Richmond Howitzer Association between 1883 and 1886. Pamphlet No. 1 has been removed from a bound volume with loss to backstrip. Both original printed wrappers are present. It is a surplus duplicate from the Library of Congress and is so stamped.These pamphlets in this series are very scarce. Most were read to death by the Veterans themselves. DORNBUSCH II, 1116. HAYNES: VIRGINIANA, 19781. NEVINS I, p.173. NICHOLSON p.747. SWEM: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF VIRGINIA, 1102.