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  • George Meade’s Personal Copy of the Select Committee Report on the Soldier’s National Cemetery – Gettysburg / Sold

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    George Meade’s Personal Copy of the Select Committee Report on the  Soldier’s National Cemetery – Gettysburg - Inventory Number: IDE 135 / SOLD

    Report of the Select Committee Relative to the Soldier’s National Cemetery, Together with the Accompanying Documents, As Reported to the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, March 31, 1864. Hardbound 111 report printed in Harrisburg in 1864, including correspondence relating to the establishment of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, as well as a list of named graves. Edward Everett and Abraham Lincoln’s addresses are included, as well as a fold out map of the cemetery. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of George Meade, commander of the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg, signifying that this book was from his personal library. The front cover and the first three pages are separated from the binding. A very rare book belonging to the Union commander at Gettysburg.

    Comes housed in a 12 x 16 inch display case with red velvet backing and descriptive card.

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    Inventory Number: IDE 135 / SOLD