INSCRIBED ORIGINAL COPY OF THE 12TH INDIANA INFANTRY REGIMENTAL HISTORY

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This volume meas. approx. 5.25 x 7.50 inches and is titled “FROM VICKSBURG TO RALEIGH; OR A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE TWELGTH REGIMENT INDIANA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY AND THE CAMPAIGNS OF GRANT AND SHERMAN, WITH AN OUTLINE OF THE GREAT REBELLION” by M. D. Gage, who served as Chaplain of the regiment. The book was published in Chicago in 1865.

The book has hard covers done in a dark green cloth with tooled linear decorations front and back with a diamond at center of each. The spine has the title in gold within a gold bordered shield. Top and bottom of the spine is slightly worn as are the cover corners. The binding is good.

The interior runs 356 pages with roster and is mostly clean. The first page has a strong period ink inscription that reads “ABRAM WAGNER / CO. A 12TH REGT. I. V. INF. / VERNON / IND.”

Abram Wagner was born in 1845. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 12th Indiana on June 16, 1862. He was discharged for disability on May 24, 1863. During his service the regiment saw action at Richmond, Kentucky.

Mr. Wagner died in 1906 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.  [ad]

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