The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.
The Heroes of the Civil War.

The Heroes of the Civil War.

Durham. W. Duke,Sons and Company. C. 1885. Publication precedes J. B. Duke's founding of the American Tobacco Company in 1890. The First Edition-this album being a compilation of images which appeared individually as cigarette cards, issued by Duke and Sons. Brief biographical sketches of an Admiral and 49 Generals ( North and South) with accompanying richly printed Chromolithographic portrait,imprinted two per page. 4 additional full page Chromolithographs depicting ; Monitor and Merrimac Battle, The Commanders (Grant and Lee), Battle of Gettysburg and The Battle of Manassas ( 2nd Bull Run). Oblong 4to. 10.5"x6.75". Bound in half cloth and Chromolithographic pictorial flexible boards.

Subjects detail Union and Confederate Commanders including:

Grant, Lee, Sherman, Hancock, Johnstone,Farragut, Butler, Semmes, Logan, Forrest, Sheridan, Pickett, Magruder, Rosecrans, McDowell, Breckinridge, McClellan, Buell, Hardee, Johnston, Longstreet, Burnside, Howard, Morgan, Halleck, Hampton, Bragg, Garfield, Smith, Sedgewick, Stewart, Hill, Lyon, Price, Porter, Pemnerton, Bueregarde, Sigel, Polk, Scott, Gordon, Foot, Ewell, Meade, Hood, Gilmore, Early, Hooker, Banks and Jackson.

Mild, sporadic staining to covers, with crease to bottom corner of front cover. Rear cover presents light chipping to edges with a 1"x1.5" piece of the bottom corner lacking. Chromolithographs are remarkably well preserved, still retaining their jaw-dropping deep luminescence. A bright, crisp copy.

Item #8780

Price: $375.00

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