ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF HAMPTON’S BATTERY

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The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF HAMPTON BATTERY F INDEPENDENT PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT ARTILLERY. ORGANIZED AT PITTSBURGH, PA. OCTOBER 8, 1861, MUSTERED OUT IN PITTSBURGH JUNE 26, 1865.” By William Clark, Secretary of the Veteran Association and published by the Werner Company of Akron, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1909.

Hardcover bound in red cloth with the title in gold on the front cover and spine. Front also has a battery reunion badge with featuring a white star with crossed cannons and a 2nd Corps badge. Covers have very light edge wear and are otherwise good.

Volume runs 179 pages with roster and several black & white photographs. Binding is excellent.

Battery F Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery was organized in Pittsburgh in the fall of 1861. It served its time with several Corps. It was part of the Defenses of Washington, the 1st Corps of Pope’s Army of Virginia and in the 5th, 12th, and 2nd Corps of the Army of the Potomac.

The battery saw action at 2nd Bull Run, Chantilly, Winchester, South Mountain, Antietam, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg.  [ad] [ph:L]

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