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1864 1ed LOUISIANA Civil War Account Color-Guard Hosmer Slavery Camp Life CSA



James Kendall Hosmer was a Civil War-era American historian who is remembered for books on American politics and the development in the American south. One of his best works was ‘The Color-Guard’ which, according to Nevins, is

“an excellent and even-tempered memoir of Army life in Louisiana’.

In it, Hosmer describes Confederate and Union camp life, descriptions and observations of the carnage of war, the role of the negro in various troops, and various strategies used in combat.



Item number: #6870

Price: $399



HOSMER, James K



The color-guard : being a corporal's notes of military service in the Nineteenth army corps



Boston : Walker, Wise, and Co., 1864. First edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

[xii], 244, [2]

References: Nevins I, 107; Sabin 33105

Language: English

Binding: Cloth; tight and secure

Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 12cm)



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1864 1ed LOUISIANA Civil War Account Color-Guard

Estimate $399 - $800Jun 30