ORIGINAL LIKE NEW COPY - HISTORY OF THE 140TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

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The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND FORTIETH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS.”

The author is Professor Robert Laird Stewart, D.D. who served as a private in the regiment. The book was published by the authority of the Regimental Association in1912.

Volume is hardcover and meas. approx. 6 x 9 inches and runs 504 pages with index and several black & white portraits. There is also a foldout map attached to the inside front signature.

Covers are blue cloth with red embossed 1st Division, 2nd Corps badge with the title in strong gold stamping. Title and author’s name with a decoration of spread-winged eagles, shoulder straps and patriotic shield all in gold on the spine. Both front and back covers are immaculate. Binding is excellent, interior is clean. This book has the look and feel of a volume that has never been read and hardly handled.

The 140th Pennsylvania was raised in September of 1862 and served in the 1st Division of the 2nd Corps from December of 1862 to its muster out at Washington, D.C. on May 31, 1865. It served in 60 battles and skirmishes from Fredericksburg to Appomattox. During its service the regiment lost 11 officers and 315 men killed, died of wounds and disease. The regiments heaviest loss came at Gettysburg where they suffered 174 casualties with another bad day coming on May 12, 1864 at Spotsylvania when they lost another 101.    [AD] [PH:L]

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