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"Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War" (1931) 9 Volumes
Norwood Press, 1931. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good Plus. 9 volume complete set. Bound in publisher's navy blue cloth. Former library books with associated markings. Very Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. "Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and marines in the Civil War - 1861 to 1865: By Massachusetts Adjutant-general's office, Norwood Press, 1931. The compilation contains the names of all the men who served in Massachusetts units during the Civil War. There is a short history of the regiment followed by the names of the men. The details for each man named in the record are: full name, rank, home, age, occupation, date of service and discharge, and reason for discharge. Mr. Cross was the last of three editors and it was he who completed the monumental task. Together, the military records in these 8 volumes plus Index Volume, reference approximately 140,000 individuals, nearly all men who served in Massachusetts units during the Civil War. Chapter 475 of Massachusetts' Acts of 1899 provided for the compilation and publication of a complete record of Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and Marines who served in the Civil War. Civil War veterans began the work of compilation which lasted for nearly thirty years and involved the examination and replication of over one million records. Compilers found records on original enlistment papers, muster-in rolls, descriptive rolls, town reports, casualty lists, monthly reports, hospital records, muster-out reports, and miscellaneous papers.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: biblioman5 [Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States]
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