June 22, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


CSA Tactic Book: Attack and Defence of Permanent Works, Twice Inscribed by South Carolina Captain

Mahan, D.H. Summary of the Course of Permanent Fortification and the Attack and Defence of Permanent Works, For the Use of the Cadets of the US Military Academy. Charleston: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1862. 8vo, paper-covered boards, 352pp. Free front end paper and title page inscribed by "Capt. C.[harles] E. Chichester Comd'g. Battery Wagner, Morris Island, SC, Feb. 14 1863." HDS lists "C.E. Chichester" of South Carolina twice, indicating that he enlisted as a captain and served with Co. C of SC Gilchrist's Heavy Artillery, as well as SC 1st Orr's Rifles Infantry.


Spotting and water damage to some pages and binding, binding very brittle, with some sections coming loose at binding. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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