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United States Army]
Official Army Register for 1861
Adjutant General's Office, Washington DC, 1860. 8vo. 60 pages. Printed, stitched, brown wraps. Wraps edge chipped and creased. Rear cover near detached. Old ink name of J. Engelbrecht and date of March 2, 1861 written at the top of the outer title wrap. Light spotting to title page and verso of title page. Army Register is sectioned by General Officers, Quartermaster's Department, Subsistence Department, Medical Department, Pay Department, Corps of Engineers, Corps of Topographical Engineers, Ordinance Department, First Regiment of Dragoons, First Regiment of Cavalry, Second Regiment of Cavalry, Regiment of Mounted Riflemen, First -Fourth Regiment of Artillery, First-Tenth Regiment of Infantry, and more. List of officers include Major General Winfield Scott, Robert E. Lee, Joseph Johnston, George Meade, John B. Hood, Joseph Wheeler, George Thomas, William Hardee, Albert Johnston, Howard Stansbury, Henry H. Sibley, John Sedgwick, James E. B. Stuart, Kirby Smith, Nathaniel Lyon, George Crook, John Pope, James B. Mcpherson, Phil Sheridan, Winfield S. Hancock, Stephen Long and hundreds more. On page 3 is an "x" in pencil and "traitor" hand written next to the name of David E. Twiggs. A pencil note at bottom page reads "off with his head." Traitor is written next to the names of Albert S. Johnston, Robert E. Lee, and Earl Van Dorn on page 16. An alphabetical register is located in back of the wraps. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA [Stone Mt., GA, U.S.A.]

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