Huntington, Indiana: The United Brethren Publishing Establishment, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 5-390,  pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on the front board; all edges red. Illustrated with eight full-page drawings. Price of $1.50 on the title page. Broadfoot 88. Nevins I 66. Marvin Benjamin Butler was a Lieutenant in Company A of the 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment. This is his memoir of Civil War service as a Union officer, and it includes a few anecdotes from people who made use of the Underground Railroad to escape enslavers. Butler's papers (many of them letters to his wife concerning his life in the army) are now at Duke University. A sharp copy of a fascinating Civil War narrative. Near Fine. Item #000012601
The gilt largely rubbed off from the spine, otherwise a sharp example.