ORIGINAL COPY OF A VOLUME DISCUSSING THE 142ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AT GETTYSBURG

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The full title of this volume is “TWO REUNIONS OF THE 142D REGIMENT, PA. VOLS. INCLUDING A HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT, DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT, A DESCRIPTION OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, ALSO A COMPLETE ROSTER OF THE REGIMENT.”

The author is the regiments own Colonel Horatio N. Warren. The book was published in Buffalo, New York in 1890.

Volume is hardcover and meas. approx. 6.25 x 9.25 inches and runs 152 pages. Frontispiece is a wartime portrait of the author.

Covers are an off brown color with the title “WAR HISTORY BY COL. H. N. WARREN 1861-1865” embossed in slightly worn gold on the front. Gold lettering on the spine reads “142nd REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS.” Both front and back covers show light to moderate wear. Binding is good.

The 142nd Pennsylvania was raised in September of 1862 and served in both the 1st and 5th Corps of the Army of the Potomac. They were engaged at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Cold Harbor and the siege of Petersburg. The regiments heaviest loss came at Fredericksburg where it suffered 106 men killed, wounded and captured. Their losses at Gettysburg came in a close second with a tally of 96 casualties. For the war, the regiment’s total loss in killed and died of wounds and disease were 7 officer and 220 enlisted men, not to mention many more wounded and survived.  [AD] [PH:L]

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