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42nd Ohio Infantry book, 1876 and Lucretia Garfield Card, two (2) items total. 1st item: THE FORTY-SECOND OHIO INFANTRY: A HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION AND SERVICES OF THAT REGIMENT IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION. Compiled and written for the Veteran's Association of the Forty Second Ohio by F. H. Mason. Cleveland: Cobb, Andrews & Co. Publishers, 1876. Green boards with gilt lettering. Frontispiece illustration of the future president, Hon. James A. Garfield, who commanded the regiment during the Civil War. Includes illustrations of various soldiers, maps, facsimile letters, and errata. Owner inscription Frederick Augustus Henry from his father Charles Henry, with the younger's bookplate and a handwritten index on front inside cover and the elder's name stamped opposite; handwritten list of references to Charles Henry's war experiences inside back cover. Tipped-in are a handwritten "Index to the war of Rebellion" and 2 small pamphlets "Roster of Survivors of the 42nd Regt. OVI" dated 1903, a memorial booklet for William Harley Williams. 306 pages. 8 5/8" H x 6" W x 1 1/4" D. 2nd item: Black bordered calling card with autograph or signature of First Lady Lucretia Garfield (1832-1918). 3 7/8" H x 2 1/4" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Book has wear and old label residue to spine, part of front end paper is missing, inscriptions of previous owners in pen and pencil inside front cover. A few past owner notes throughout. Page 306 has become detached. 2nd item: Mrs. Garfield's signature is faded, especially on "Lucretia."