[CIVIL WAR] THE MISSILE. SIEGE OF PETERSBURG ISSUE. MAY NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-EIGHT. (1948)

[CIVIL WAR] THE MISSILE. SIEGE OF PETERSBURG ISSUE. MAY NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-EIGHT. (1948)

Petersburg, Virginia: Petersburg High School, 1948.

Soft Cover. For the Civil War completist! The Petersburg High School yearbook for the class of ‘48. With a lengthy ‘Historical Section,’ mostly on Petersburg’s involvement in the Civil War, with a number of remarkably detailed articles by the students: “The Railroads and the Siege of Peterburg”; “The Battle of Rives Farm” (with Plan); “The Forgotten Fight of June 15-18. 1864” (Illustrated with photographs); “The Battle of the Crater” (with copy of the map of the battlefield by T. F. Rives); “August 25th at Reams Station”; “How Wade Hampton Captured General Grant’s Entire Beef Supply” (with a plan, Scene of Hampton’s Cattle Raid); “Dams and Tunnels) (with Copies of Drawings by Lt. Col. Henry Pleasants; as well as photographs); “Fort Sedgwick”; “Fort Stedman”; “The Battle of Five Forks”; “The Battle of Fort Gregg”; “Important Buildings in the War Years” (with a plan of Petersburg showing ‘Places of Note’ as well as photographs). In cream wrappers, with the seal of the High School and crossed American and Confederate flags in red and blue. Very minor soiling.

Very Good binding.
Item #291467

Price: $75.00