A Soldier's Story of the Siege of Vicksburg, From the Diary of Osborn H. Oldroyd . . . with Confederate Accounts from Authentic Source, and an Introduction by Maj.-Gen. M. F. Force
first editionHard Cover
by Oldroyd, Osborn H.
Springfield, Illinois: Self Published, 1885. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Complete: viii introductory pages, 200 pages of text, 2 pages of advertisements; b/w illustrations throughout. Original blindstamped cover with black and gilt decoration showing a gunboat firing exploding shells over the Mississippi. (See Dornbusch O-169.) Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages; very light vertical crease to first several leaves. Minor wear at spine ends. Oldroyd was a sergeant in the 29th Ohio Infantry, and this book consists primarily of his war-time diary describing the Union Siege of Vicksburg. Includes rosters, maps, and copies of correspondence. Thoroughly illustrated with captioned images of artillery, battle scenes, equipment, siege operations, leaders, etc. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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