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  • Soldier Scrapbook / SOLD

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     Soldier Scrapbook - Inventory Number: HIS 175 / SOLD

    The Soldier’s Scrapbook, Presented by the U.S. Christian Commission. (Philadelphia: Presbyterian Publication Committee, 1864.) Scarce imprint by William Hildeburn in 1864 printed by J. Fagan and son of Philadelphia.

    Throughout the war various agencies, including the United States Sanitary Commission (USSC), the United States Christian Commission (USCC), the Presbyterian Board of Publication, the American Tract Society, and the Evangelical Tract Society, published booklets that were distributed to soldiers by chaplains, volunteers, and nurses serving in the field and in hospitals. These pocket-sized tracts were intentionally small so that soldiers could carry them in battle. 

    Comes housed in 8 X 12 riker display case with red velvet and descriptive card.


    Inventory Number: HIS 175 / SOLD