Dedicatory Ceremonies Held on the Battlefield of Manassas or Second. George SYKES, Gouveneur Kembel WARREN.

Dedicatory Ceremonies Held on the Battlefield of Manassas or Second

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(NEW YORK REGIMENTAL). [SYKES, George, and WARREN, Gouveneur Kembel]. Dedicatory Ceremonies Held on the Battlefield of Manassas or Second Bull Run, Virginia, October 20th, 1906, and May 30th (Memorial Day), 1907, under the Auspices of the Veteran Association of the Fifth Regiment of New York Volunteer Infantry "Duryee Zouaves." [Brooklyn: Eagle Press, 1907]. 1st ed. 96pp. Frontis., plate. Orig. cloth. A few marginal marks, else near fine. Ownership signature, "Ralph E. Prime, Yonkers, N.Y., Oct. 1907" on front pastedown. Prime was a member of the regiment, entering as a private, rising through the ranks, and nominated by Abraham Lincoln to be a brigadier general. He was severely wounded at Gaines' Mill and twice promoted "for signal bravery on field of battle." Not in Nevins. Worldcat locates 18 copies.

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