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Slocum [cover title]. A Hero sans peur et sans reproche. In Memoriam [preface by Alonzo Williams]. "For What He Was and All He Dared Remember Him Today" [Memoir] by Olney Arnold
[Providence, R.I.: Livermore & Knight, 1886. Portrait frontispiece. [12] ff. Portrait and text printed on rectos only (first and last leaves blank). 1 vols. Square 24mo. Stitched into hard-tack biscuit-shaped covers of pressed cardboard. Pencil dates August 1888 and April 9, 1890, on front pastedown. Fine. Portrait frontispiece. [12] ff. Portrait and text printed on rectos only (first and last leaves blank). 1 vols. Square 24mo. Unrecorded Slocum Biscuit. On the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the battle of Bull Run, veterans of the Civil War honor the memory of the Rhode Island hero, John Stanton Slocum, first colonel of the Second Rhode Island volunteers, who fell in battle on 21 July 1861. The memoir of Slocum is by his friend Gen. Olney Arnold (1822-1900). The Providence division of the Grand Army of the Republic was named the Slocum Post in his honor; a fair and bivouac was organized in late April 1886. A book-object of singular appearance. UNRECORDED.
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