The National Cause, Its Sanctity and Grandeur: Oration Delivered at Raleigh, North Carolina, on July 4th, 1867

Raleigh, (NC): Branson, Farrar & Co., 1867. First edition. 8vo. 29 pp. Inscribed at the head of the front wrapper “Jonathan Cowles, Esq. / With the regards of the author.” Pepper (1833-1899) served as chaplain of the 80th Ohio in Sherman’s army, publishing his memoirs (Personal Recollections, Zanesville, 1866) with fresh reminiscences and especially telling descriptions of his commander’s “march” through the south. OCLC locates five copies (Boston Public, North Carolina, R. B. Hayes Presidential Library, New York Historical Society, Harvard). Original printed salmon wrappers (some soiling, spine a little eroded). Very good. Item #66043

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