Bangor, Maine: R.H. Stanley & Company, 1887. Cloth. [OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE] [CIVIL WAR]. Press of Ford & Rich, Portland, ME.
OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE of Hannibal E. Hamlin (1858-1938), a Maine state politician and son of Vice-President Hannibal Hamlin from Maine, the first Vice-President under President Abraham Lincoln. 8vo; 392pp; blue cloth over board, blind stamped borders, gilt-stamped lettering on front and spine; dated ownership signature “H.E. Hamlin 1918” on front pastedown; engraved portrait of “The War Vice-President, Hannibal Hamlin” on frontispiece; small eagle vignette on title page; 20 engraved plates incl. frontispiece; spine sunned, chipping to head and tail of spine with small closed tear, a few light spots; very good. Very good. Item #1856
The Civil War saw more than 70,000 men from the State of Maine engaged in the War, more than 11 percent of its population at the time. This comprehensive book reviews recruits’ hometowns and the various regiments, notable officers, and important events that shaped the war. A treasure with the ownership signature of Hannibal E. Hamlin.