Illustrated History of Battery C., Third Brigade, N.G.P. [Battery C, aka Griffin Battery, 3d Brigade, National Guard of Pennsylvania]

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue cloth, lettered in silver foil, bevelled edges, oblong format. Cloth is mildly soiled with a few light surface marks, slightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, overall quite decently preserved. Binding (cord reinforced with cloth) slightly separating at hinges but quite firm, clean interior, a few leaves showing short closed edge tears. 48 pp., including many local advertisements for Phoenixville, Pottstown, Philadelphia, Reading, Royersford, Norristown, Allentown, Valley Forge, Spring City, Conshohocken, etc. (some illustrated), with a photograph of the New Armory on p. 3, with a full history of the Griffin Battery, "the Organization now known as Battery 'C,'" commencing on p. 22, with photographs, the original roster, (current) officers and NCOs (John Denithorne, Captain), musicians, privates, and a precis of the National Guard of Pennsylvania, also reproduced engravings of Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg, the Battle of Malvern Hill, and Hampton Roads. Exceptionally scarce.

Title: Illustrated History of Battery C., Third Brigade, N.G.P. [Battery C, aka Griffin Battery, 3d Brigade, National Guard of Pennsylvania]

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Categories: Military History, Pennsylvania: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: Chester & Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania: General,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Avil Printing Co.:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: N/A

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 026184

Keywords: PHOENIXVILLE, POTTSTOWN, PHILADELPHIA, READING, ROYERSFORD, NORRISTOWN, ALLENTOWN, VALLEY FORGE, SPRING CITY, CONSHOHOCKEN BATTERY C GRIFFIN THIRD 3RD 3D BRIGADE PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD