THE CIVIL WAR RECOLLECTIONS OF PVT. GEORGE W. WHITMAN, 17TH MAINE REGIMENT

Transcribed and Edited by Guy Campbell

Published by Published by the Norway Historical Society, Norway, Maine, 1999
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From The Maine Bookhouse (Oxford, ME, U.S.A.)

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- This is NOT an ex-library book- BINDING is ILLUSTRATED black plastic-comb softcover with titles in black on front cover; binding and text are very neat, clean, bright and solid, VG+ or better with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Overall, a very nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of a SCARCE ACCOUNT of STORIES (some SERIOUS, some AMUSING) of the CIVIL WAR by PVT. GEORGE W. WHITMAN. 'This MANUSCRIPT came to the NORWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY from the ESTATE of Jerry C. Partridge, who was GEORGE WHITMAN'S great-grandson, by courtesy of his wife, Frances C. Partridge. GEORGE W. WHITMAN, of WOODSTOCK, MAINE, was a private in COMPANY F, of the 17th MAINE INFANTRY REGIMENT in the CIVIL WAR. he was accustomed to keeping a DIARY of DAILY ACTIVITIES, and had every intention of RECORDING his WARTIME TRAVELS. he was very AWARE of the SIGNIFICANCE of this CONFLICT to the NATION, and made a considerable EFFORT to RECOLLECT and RECORD his EXPERIENCES, in the years just after the WAR.' This booklet contains DRAWINGS copied from 'an 1899 Portfolio of War and Nation; the CIVIL WAR in the UNITED STATES.' The contents includes: REGIMENTAL HISTORY, BRIEF BIOGRAPHY, MARCHING to GETTYSBURG, FAIRFAX HOSPITAL, PEACH ORCHARD ADVENTURE, WOUNDED at WILDERNESS, WOUNDED at COLD HARBOR, FUN on PICKET DUTY, and more. 69 pages complete with B&W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout. Overall, a very nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of a SCARCE ACCOUNT of the CIVIL WAR by PVT. GEORGE W. WHITMAN of the 17th MAINE REGIMENT. Bookseller Inventory # BK14011630

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Title: THE CIVIL WAR RECOLLECTIONS OF PVT. GEORGE W...

Publisher: Published by the Norway Historical Society, Norway, Maine

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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