Title: When the Tide Turned in the Civil War
Publisher: Indianapolis: The Hollenbeck Press, 1929
Publication Date: 1929
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
66 p. This is a tribute to Col. Robert Gould Shaw, leader of the 54th Massachusetts, the first regiment of "free colored men" from the north in the Civil War. It was written upon the occasion of the dedication of a memorial to him in Boston in 1897. It remained unpublished until 1929. Mrs. McKay was the wife of Capt. Horace McKay of the Union Army and an abolitionist and Quaker. There are endorsements of the book on the dust jacket by William Dean Howells, Meredith Nicholson, Lucius B. Swift, Ellen Shaw Barlow (daughter of Col. Shaw), and others. Cloth cover, gilt title, dust jacket, fine. Bookseller Inventory # 10273MM
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