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Item measures approx. 7"h x 4 1/2"w. Book is signed "Property of J.L. Kraber". Earliest insertion is June 1860, Petersburg. VA.. Also written on the fly leaf is "4 miles within Richmond 14th Oct 1865 Camp 46.200 3 Division Calvary Corp Army of Potomac April 1st 1865". Book also has inscriptions from 1864 and from the "Battle of Hatcher's Run Dec 12h 1865" with the notation "I laid in trenches for twelve days and nights without shelter" which is the beginning of a two page letter. The book itself is a copy of "Ivanhoe" dated 1823. The back cover and last page are loose from the book and the book was taped at one time.

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Civil War Era Book with Diary

Estimate $400 - $600Oct 27, 2018