3 Civil War related rare books. 1st item: The Retreat from Pulaski to Nashville, Tenn., an account by (U.S. Capt.) Levi T. Scofield (later a prominent Cleveland, OH architect and sculptor). Signed on the frontspiece by the author: "To Mr. John Coon with compliments of the writer Levi T. Scofield". Blue board cover with red, white blue and gilt Army of the Ohio decoration, gilt edges. H. C. Sherick & Co., Cincinnati, 1909. 67 pages with numerous black and white photos and illustrations of officers, battle scenes and landmarks, along with maps of the occupations of Columbia, Spring Hill and Franklin, Tennessee. 9-1/4" x 6-1/4". 2nd item: "The Privations of Private" by Marcus B. Toney, 1st edition, copyright 1905. Toney, of Lynchburg, VA., volunteered in Company B (Rock City Guards) and fought under Generals Lee and Jackson. 8" x 5-1/2". 133 pages. Printed for the Author, Nashville, Tenn. 1905. 3rd item: "Annals of the Army of the Cumberland", published Philadelphia by J.P. Lippincott & Co., 1863. 671 pages with numerous black and white illustrations and maps. Brown board covers with gilt lettering, 9" x 6". Also included is a 9" x 5-1/2" pamphlet: "the Flags of the Confederate States of America", published 1907 by the United Confederate Veterans. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee. collection. Condition: 1st item: wear to cover, especially at corners, interior pages good. 2nd item: Grime to cover and some light interior staining to some pages. 3rd item: Moderate staining, wear and fading to cover. Condition: 1st item: wear to cover, especially at corners, interior pages good. 2nd item: Grime to cover and some light interior staining to some pages. 3rd item: Moderate staining, wear and fading to cover.
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