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Instruction for Heavy Artillery; Prepared by a Board of Officers, for

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(CONFEDERATE IMPRINT). Instruction for Heavy Artillery; Prepared by a Board of Officers, for the Use of the Army of the United States. Charleston, SC: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1861. 1st Confederate ed. xvi,272pp. Orig. cloth, slight rubbing to foot of spine, dampstaining to pastedowns, lower free corner of rear endpapers torn, else very good or better. P&W 5084. This copy bound without plates. Ownership signature, "Jos. A. Yates, Lieut Arty, Fort Moultrie, 1861" on front free endpaper. Yates was lieutenant colonel in the 1st South Carolina Artillery, fought at the battle of Morris Island. On the front pastedown is a long inscription, "This book was presented to me by Capt. Jno. P. Bankhead, U.S.A., who found it at Port Royal on the evening of the battle of the 7th Nov. 1861 fought then between the U.S. Naval Forces under Flag Officer Dupont and the Secessionist, commanded by General Drayton. Philip R. Fendall, Jr., U.S.S. Pembina, Wright River near Savannah River, February 13th 1862." Fendall was a major in the U.S. Marine Corps, and a cousin of Robert E. Lee. Bookseller Inventory # 68154

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