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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. 4. I. Prison diary of C.T. Davis, of Second Company. II. That hog-hole, by J.V.L. McCreery, of First Company. III. Extracts from an old "Order book" of First Company Richmond Howitzers.

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Richmond, Va.: Carlton McCarthy & Co., 1886. 64 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. 4 has both original printed wrappers. There is minor chipping at top and bottom of backstrip and a long closed tear and vertical crease to front wrapper from opening. Overall, very good condition. The 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.