The Civil War Journal and Correspondence of Matthias Baldwin Colton. Matthias Baldwin Colton, Jessie Sellers Colton.

The Civil War Journal and Correspondence of Matthias Baldwin Colton

Hardcover, Philadelphia: MacRae Smith Company, 1931. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good. This edition limited to only 200 copies of which this is number 5. The Coltons lived in Philadelphia. Matthias Baldwin and his brother William, enlisted in the 15th Penn Cavalry in 1862. Matthias was imprisoned near Annapolis in 1863 and wrote of his experiences as a parole prisoner and the many skirmishes he fought in as the army moved west towards Chattanooga. The letters to him are filled with detail of Philadelphia life during the Civil War. Very Good dark blue boards with gilt top page edges and gilt title on spine. Gilt is clean and bright on page edges and spine. A bit of light staining to head of title page. Edited by Jessie Sellers Colton. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. [Item #40403]

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