Collectible Union Civil War Military History 27th Maine Medals 1st THUS Edition 1st Printing In Dust Jacket. "A Shower Of Stars: The Medal of Honor and the 27th Maine" by John Pullen. HARDCOVER 1997 Stackpole Books 1st THUS Edition, 1st Printing w/ numbers 1-10 on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scans. Nice Collectible Stated 1st THUS edition, 1st printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET. Domestic: Flat-rate of $8.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Maine
"originated from information encountered by the author in his research for his superb history of the Civil War's 20th Maine Infantry. It is written in the same clear and easy-to-follow manner. Though the story of the 27th Maine's non-eventful, 9-months' service in the defenses about Washington is quite adequately related, the real focus of this work is the mass award of the Medal of Honor to all members of the regiment, what happened to the medals issued, and how the award of these medals led to, in the 1890's and 1900's to evaluation of standards for issuance of the medal."
Illustrated. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. SELDOM PRESENT UNCLIPPED DJ in Mylar Protector. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE.
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