THE OLD GUARD IN GRAY, Researches in the Annals of the Confederate Historical Association. Sketches of Memphis Veterans Who Upheld Her Standard in the War, and of Other Confederate Worthies. Illustrated. J. Harvey Mathes.
THE OLD GUARD IN GRAY, Researches in the Annals of the Confederate Historical Association. Sketches of Memphis Veterans Who Upheld Her Standard in the War, and of Other Confederate Worthies. Illustrated.
THE OLD GUARD IN GRAY, Researches in the Annals of the Confederate Historical Association. Sketches of Memphis Veterans Who Upheld Her Standard in the War, and of Other Confederate Worthies. Illustrated.

THE OLD GUARD IN GRAY, Researches in the Annals of the Confederate Historical Association. Sketches of Memphis Veterans Who Upheld Her Standard in the War, and of Other Confederate Worthies. Illustrated.

Memphis, Tennessee: S.C. Toof & Co., 1897. First edition. 8vo. 298 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Nathan Bedford Forrest (sketched pp. 251-2), numerous other portraits. Brief biographies of 458 Confederate veterans, providing “an interesting key to postwar occupations of a sample group” (Nevins). Laid in is a copy of a 1908 resolution on the death of Frederick Wolf, one of the "sons of Gideon," listed in the book. Original gray cloth, some spotting and soiling, bottom of spine a bit frayed. Hinges amateurishly repaired, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. A good copy. Item #63782

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