ROSTER OF COMPANY "F" 1ST TRAINING REGIMENT U.S.A.
by MILITARY - 20TH CENTURY
1915. [MILITARY - 20TH CENTURY]. ROSTER OF COMPANY "F" 1ST TRAINING REGIMENT U.S.A. Plattsburg, NY: (n.p.) 1915. Printed by the De Vinne Press. Number 63 of 155 copies. With folding photo plate, tipped in photograph and map. 35 pp. 4to., dark blue cloth with cover stamped in gilt and white. Minor wear to heel and crown, a few faint scratches to rear board. Interior fine. With large trifold photo reproduction: portrait of the men of Company "F". A silver print photograph is tipped in following the dedication page: a portrait (by Pirie MacDonald, "Photographer-of-Men," New York) of Captain James Regan of the 30th Infantry, with a facsimile signature beneath. The Company was in fact a Training Camp for "Businessmen" who wanted to experience the rigors and discipline of military training; most of them were older than the average soldier. Laid in (and producing offset tanning to endpapers) is a taget card from the Bay State School of Musketry, Boston Small Bore Rifle Range. It is undated, but the shooter hit the center of the target at least five times. (Inventory #: 83052)