Henry Fales Perry, History of the Thirty-Eighth Indiana, 1st ed. & Presentation Copy


A Regiment of Fighting Hoosiers!

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Henry Fales Perry’s History of the Thirty-Eighth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry is the story of a regiment that fought in the Army of the Cumberland and produced General Benjamin Scribner.

The 38th Indiana served with the XIV Corps and saw heavy action at Stones River and Chickamauga, earning themselves honors as one of “Fox’s Fighting Three Hundred” Union regiments.

This copy was presented to Emily R. M. Barnum, the niece of General Scribner, and includes a letter of presentation to Barnum from Charles Van Dusen, a veteran of the regiment, dated New Albany, Indiana, January 10, 1907.

Lightly foxed; lightly shaken; minimal shelf wear; a beautiful & bright copy.

Perry, Henry Fales. History of the Thirty-Eighth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry. One of the Three Hundred Fighting Regiments of the Union Army in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865. Palo Alto, Ca: F. A. Stuart, 1906. 1st edition, 385p., illustrations, plates, portraits, (Dornbusch- 120).