Army Regulations of 1861-Identified

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!st Lieutenant Charles C. Morey, 2nd Vermont Vols.

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Revised United States Army Regulations of 1861. With An Appendix Containing The Changes and Laws Affecting Army Regulations and Articles of War To June 25, 1863; Philadelphia, George W. Childs, 1863.   Blue embossed hard cloth boards, 594 pages, no illustrations.  Gilt embossed on spine only.  Sellers label affixed to lower inside cover for “Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, Washington, D.C.”

Overall wear to the covers and spine with some minor tearing to cloth on lower front cover and either ends of spine. A well used manual, but complete and tight. Some foxing to inner fly leaves, soiling on page edging and only light toning on pages themselves.

Flyleaf signed in period ink, “Charles C. Morey, 1st Lieutenant 2 Vt. Vols.,  June 1865.”   His residence was Royalton, Vt.  Morey enlisted on April of 1861 as a Corporal into Co. E.; reenlisted on Jan. 31, 1864.  His promotions during service were as Sergeant, 1st Sergeant, 1st Lieut. and Captain.   Morey was wounded on August 21st, 1864 at Charles Town, West Virginia.  He was killed on April 2nd, 1865 at Petersburg, VA.

ENGAGEMENTS.

    Bull Run, Va., July 21, 1861.

    Lee’s Mill, Va., April 16, 1862.

    Williamsburg, Va., May 5, 1862.

    Golding’s Farm, Va., June 26,1862.

    Savage’s Station, Va., June 29, 1862.

    White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862.

    Crampton’s Gap, Md., Sept. 14, 1862.

    Antietam, Md., Sept. 17, 1862.

    Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862.

    Marye’s Heights, Va., May 3, 1863.

    Salem Heights, Va., May 4, 1863.

    Fredericksburg, Va., June 5, 1863.

    Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863.

    Funkstown, Md., July 10 1863.

    Rappahannock Station, Va., Nov. 7, 1863.

    Wilderness, Va., May 5 to 10, 1864.

    Spottsylvania, Va., May 10 to 18, 1864.

    Cold Harbor, Va., June 1 to 12, 1864.

    Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864.

    Charlestown, W. Va., Aug. 21, 1864.  Wounded here on the 21st.

    Opequan, Va., Sept. 13, 1864.

    Winchester, Va.,  Sept. 19, 1864.

    Fisher’s Hill, Va., Sept. 21, 1864.

    Mount Jackson, Va., Sept. 24, 1864.

    Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864.

    Petersburg, Va., March 25, 1865.

    Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865.   Morey killed here on the 2nd

    Sailor’s Creek, Va., April 6, 1865

 

Captain Morey died just a few days before the end of the war.

Have some photocopied research material with this book.

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