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The Seven Days’ Battles in front of Richmond: An Outline Narrative of the Series of Engagements which opened at Mechanicsville, near Richmond, on Thursday, June 26, 1862, and resulted in the Defeat and Retreat of the Northern Army under Major-General M’Clellan. Compiled from detailed accounts of the Newspaper Press
Richmond, Virginia: West & Johnson, with Evans & Cogswell of Charleston, South Carolina imprint on the verso of the title page. Good +. 8vo, 45 pages. Bound without wraps in later (not recent) gilt-lettered maroon roan & marbled paper over boards. Parrish & Willingham 5001; Howes R267 (aa); Dornbusch III: 1591; Sabin 79335. Lacking wraps, brief wear at extremities & corners, text with soft vertical crease throughout, soiled, age-tanned, last 4 leaves stained mostly in the upper margin. "After the most bloody and important struggle that has ever taken place upon the Continent of America, the people of the Confederate States, whose sons and kindred were the victors, have marked, with some surprise and disappointment, that no full and accurate record of the battles has been published in the South..." ~Excerpted from the publisher's notice.
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