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Rodenbough, T. F.: The bravest five hundred of '61, 1891

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Broadside (22 1/4 x 7 inches); illustration; a few very small tears from previous folds, else fine. Advertisement for "A History Of Heroism of the Rank and File of the Union Army...might be compiled from the Records of the War Department, by taking at random, sketches of those who won the rare and distinguished decoration of The United States Medal of Honor, given, by Act of Congress, to 484 out of nearly 3,000,000 men who fought for the Union." Includes press reviews and subscriber opinions, including that of Mrs. Gen. Geo. A. Custer ("With gratitude I embrace the opportunity to add my tribute"). The finished work was published as a large illustrated 8vo, in cloth ($3.50) or library-style sheep ($4.50). Broadside not in OCLC as of April, 2014.

Filed under Dill.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Rodenbough, T. F.

New York: Dillingham, G. W.

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Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

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Rodenbough, T. F.: The bravest five hundred of '61; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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