A DIGEST OF THE MILITARY AND NAVAL LAWS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES - ID’D TO 2ND LIEUTENANT SAMUEL M. ETTING.”

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Title page inscription in ink—“S.M. Etting / Lieut. CSA.”  Published by Evans and Cogswell, Columbia, SC, 1864. Title page inscription in ink—" 329 pp., marbled boards, buckram spine, black spine label w/gilt lettering. Exhibits cover scratches & chipping of upper spine & light and wear at the extremities. Else VG w/tight spine.

Samuel M. Etting was a young Virginian who, with an early war recommendation from VA. Governor Henry Wise was enlisted in Richmond as a Sergeant in the 2nd Light Artillery. He soon after applied and received appointment as a 2nd Lieutenant of Artillery and was  transferred to Selma and Mobile, AL, where he served from 1863 through the remainder of the war, being surrendered with the forces of Gen Richard Taylor to U.S. forces under General Canby, from which he received parole, in May 1865.

Scarce Digest of Confederate Naval & Military Law. The service  activities of its owner, 2nd Lieut. Samuel M. Etting invite further research. Accompanied by documentation.  [jp][ph:L]

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