Incidents of the Civil War BENJAMIN WISNER GOODHUE 1890 War Stories ~ 124th Illinois Infantry ~ American History


Title: Incidents of the Civil War

Author: Benjamin W. [Wisner] Goodhue

Description: Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Covers show general soiling; worn spots at spine ends and corners; blemish on rear cover. Short vintage inscription on ffep. Pages toned. Frontispiece portrait of General Grant with tissue guard. 158, plus [2] pages advertising. 7.3 x 4.75 inches.

Sixteen sketches of scenes from the Civil War, written by a Union Army veteran, interspersed with war poems.

Benjamin Wisner Goodue (1832-1902) of Chicago served in Company D of the 124th Illinois Infantry 1862-1865. After the war, he took up an advocacy for the rights of labor, was affiliated with the Knights of Labor, and in 1887 ran for Illinois State Senate as an independent representing labor interests.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: J. D. Tallmadge
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Year: 1890

Keywords: American, history, 124th Illinois Infantry, Benjamin Wisner Goodhue,

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