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1857 Bible, KJV (CIVIL WAR BIBLE) to Moses E Stanwood
- Civil War Bible given to Captain of Volunteers. Contemporary black full calf; blind-ruled and lined flat spine with gilt-printed title; blind bordered and paneled covers; interior gilt lines; all edges gilt. Not in Hills, however, see his 1304 for the first Minion 18mo edition of 1848; not in O'Callaghan. This inscription on the front free endpaper reads "Presented to Capt. Moses P. Stanwood by his Pastor on the occasion of the public presentation of Testaments to his soldiers, being a token of respect and an acknowledgement of this valuable services as chorister and as leader of the juvenile singing in the Sabbath school. West Newbury, July 7th, 1861." Stanwood is mentioned in the Reminisces of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment by Captain John B. Adams, Boston: Wright, Potter Printing Company [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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