1938 UCV & GAR GETTYSBURG BATTLE REUNION 75TH ANNIV.

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  • Sold Date: Nov 30,2007
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1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING BOOK BY DECEASED AUTHOR !

ON JUNE 16TH, 2005, MR. CHARLES ALBERT EARP PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 88 YEARS YOUNG.

OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS I HAVE BEEN SELLING MR. EARP'S BOOKS THROUGH MR. DAN TOOMEY, PUBLISHER AND AUTHOR DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLIC THROUGH EBAY.

I HAVE SOLD AND CONTINUE TO SELL ALL OF MR. EARP'S AND MR. TOOMEY'S TITLES.

WITH THE BOOK I WILL ALSO SEND ALONG A COPY OF THE NEWS ARTICLE THAT RAN AFTER MR. EARP'S PASSING.

THIS IS A NEW BOOK JUST RELEASED ABOUT THE UCV (UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS-CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS) AND THE GAR (GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC-UNION SOLDIERS)ON THE 1938 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG REUNION AND ENCAMPMENT OF THAT HISTORIC EVENT.

WITHIN THE BOOK ARE NEVER BEFORE SEEN PHOTO'S OF THE VETERANS AND MEDALS ARE INSIDE. IT SHOWS SOME OF THE RAREST ENCAMPMENT MEMORABILIA EVER MADE. IT IS ALSO A FIRST PRINTING AND 1ST EDITION BY THE AUTHOR MR. EARP.

THIS IS A BRAND NEW BOOK, JUST PUBLISHED FROM THE TOOMEY PRESS. 'THE 75TH REUNION AT GETTYSBURG, MY INTERVIEWS WITH THE VETERANS', BY CHARLES ALBERT EARP. A BRAND NEW OFFERING FROM TOOMEY PRESS. THIS IS THE VERY FIRST OFFERING OF THIS BOOK BY ANYONE IN THE COUNTRY.

THE BOOK IS A SOFT COVER BOOK. IT IS 32 PAGES LONG, 9" TALL AND 6" WIDE AND HAS LOTS OF UNPUBLISHED B & W PHOTO'S INSIDE.

INCLUDES PHOTO'S OF THE VETERANS, THE TENT CITY, THE UNVEILLING OF THE 'ETERNAL PEACE MEMORIAL', AND MOST IMPORTANT IT SHOWS THE VERY RARE TO FIND OFFICIAL PINS AND BADGES GIVEN TO THE VETERANS AND THE SOUVENIR PINS. IT SHOWS THE FRONT AND BACK OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY BADGE !

INSIDE ARE THE INTERVIEWS THAT MR. EARP HAD BACK IN 1938 WITH THE VETERANS. HE LISTS THEIR NAMES AND A SHORT HISTORY ABOUT THEM IN THE INTERVIEW. IT IS THE VETERANS STORY.

THIS REUNION WAS ONE OF THE BIGGEST EVENTS THE UCV AND GAR WERE INVOLVED WITH TOGETHER. THIS WAS THE TRUE REUNION OF THE 'BLUE AND THE GRAY'. SOME REALLY GREAT FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS OF THE BATTLE FROM THESE VETERANS WHO WERE ACTUALLY T ! YOU EVEN GET TO SEE HOW HE TOOK HIS NOTES. THIS IS A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT OF THAT HISTORIC REUNION. NO OTHER BOOK COVERS THIS GRAND EVENT IN THIS WAY.

GREAT RESOURCE GUIDE FOR THE VERY RARE TO FIND MEDALS AND BADGES. IT CONTAINS PHOTO'S OF THESE LONG AGO BAGDES. VERY INTERESTING PHOTO'S ON THE TENT CITY AND THE VETERANS THEMSELVES. THE PHOTO'S HAVE BEEN SUPPLIED BY MR. TOOMEY, MR. EARP, MR. LURATE, AND THE WELL KNOWN AND RESPECTED CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA DEALER MR. EVERITT BOWLES. IT ALSO CONTAINS PHOTO'S FROM THE ORIGINAL REPORT OF THE REUNION BY THE PA. COMMISSION THAT WAS GIVEN BY MR. PAUL ROY.

PLEASE CHECK OUT MY 'VIEW SELLER'S OTHER ITEMS' LINK TO FIND MORE CIVIL WAR BOOKS. ALSO, UCV DOCUMENTS, GAR AND CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA AND RELATED ITEMS. CIVIL WAR MEDICAL ITEMS AND REENACTOR MEDICAL FORMS, STAMPS, EARLY AIR MAIL AND FDC COVERS, SPORTS MEMORABILIA, ETC.

THANK-YOU, AND HAVE A GREAT DAY ! BOB.

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