Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee at the Thirty-Fourth Meeting held at Washington, DC: October 15-16, 1903. (Cincinnati, 1906) bound with
Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee at the Thirty-Fifth Meeting held at Cincinnati, Ohio: October 5-6. 1905.
Octavo. 315 pages, illus. Harcbound in green cloth-covered beveled boards stamped in blind and gilt on front cover, gilt only on spine and blind only on rear cover. Illustrated with photos and what appears to be a hand-colored frontispiece.
Condition: A complicated book as far as condition is concerned. Cover is bright and sharp, spine shows a little wear. Text-block is bright and clean. However, this is a binding copy, Hinges cracked but still attached. First free endpaper has a 1.5 inch tear and 1903 written on it. First gathering is loose, spine is broken in several places. Rebound, this is an excellent copy.
“The Army of the Tennessee was a Union army in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, named for the Tennessee River. It should not be confused with the similarly named Army of Tennessee, a Confederate army named after the State of Tennessee…
“The preliminary meeting for the formation of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee was held in the senate chamber at the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina, on April 14, 1865. Membership in the Society was restricted to officers who had served with the Army of the Tennessee.” – Wikipedia