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Binding: Hardcover Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Illustrated
Subject: Military & War Origin: American
Topic: Civil War (1861-65) Army of the Potomac: Rev. W. Corby
Year Printed: 1893



Memoirs of Chaplain Life Civil War Irish Brigade Father Corby 1893 Catholic Rare





























Very scarce memoir of life as a Catholic chaplain in the Civil War

 

 

 

MEMOIRS OF CHAPLAIN LIFE

 

BY

VERY REV. W. CORBY. C. S. C.,

OF NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY, INDIANA.

 

 

THREE YEARS CHAPLAIN IN THE FAMOUS IRISH BRIGADE, "ARMY OF THE POTOMAC."

 

 

 

CHICAGO: 

LA MONTE, O'DONNELL & Co., PRINTERS.

 

1893.

 

COPYRIGHT, 1893, BY VERY REV. W. CORBY, C. S. C.

 

 

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

Hard cover. Blue-gray cloth with gilt titles and decoration in black. Patterned end papers.  Frontispiece.  Several additional illustrations within. 391 pages. 

Size: 57/8 x 8".

 

 

 

 

CONDITION -

Wear to covers; especially along edges. Corner tips are bumped and rubbed. A bit of fraying to corner tips and spine ends. Binding is starting to come loose with cracking to front inner hinge and separation from backstrip. Mild age-toning and a few light stains. A few markings within the text. Bookseller label at back: D. A. BULEN, MEADVILLE, PA. Specializing in The War Between the States.

Very Good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS (summarized)

  • Short Sketch of Irish Brigade
  • Irish Brigade Chaplains - First Camp
  • Chaplains - Their Work - Character of the Soldiers - Gen. Thomas Meagher
  • Irish Brigade Takes the Field
  • Brigade Shipped to the Peninsula - Soldiers Killed - Devotions - Trooper Confesses
  • Short Description of Locality - Historical Notes - Prince of House of Orleans
  • Home of Mrs. George Washington - Noted Rivers - Land of the Red Man in Capt Smith's Time, etc.
  • Pastimes and Realities - Battle of Fair Oaks
  • Bigots - True Freedom
  • Chaplains During and After the Battle - Hospitals
  • Malaria in Camp
  • Seven Day's Fight
  • Rest and Discipline
  • A "Military Mass"
  • Leaving the Peninsula - March Severe - Dust Terrible _ Food Wanting
  • Feat of "Jack Gleason" - The Battle of Antietam
  • Camp at Harper's Ferry
  • An Army Execution
  • Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg
  • Camp Life at Fredericksburg
  • St. Patrick's Day at Camp Falmouth
  • Collections Made in the Brigade for the Poor in Ireland
  • Incidents and Reflections
  • Battle of Chancellorsville
  • Return to Camp Falmouth
  • In Camp and on the March
  • Frederick, Maryland
  • Gettysburg
  • Gettysburg - The Twenty-fifth Anniversary
  • Anniversary Exercises - Gettysburg
  • From Gettysburg to the Rappahannock
  • An Officer's Preparation for Execution
  • We Go to New York City and Return
  • The Execution of a Soldier
  • Battle of the Wilderness
  • Battle of Spottsylvania
  • Our Life at the "Front"
  • Execution at City Point - Mother's Letter
  • New Recruits - Expedition to "Deep Bottom"
  • Explosion of a Great Boat Filled with Ordnance - Second Expedition to Deep Bottom - Battle on the Weldon R. R. - Men at Cards Shoot and Drop a Confederate from a Tree - Capt. Brownson Killed
  • Third Anniversary of our Brigade - "Military Mass," etc.
  • "Passes" - Eight Priests of Holy Cross, Notre Dame Chaplains - Archbishop Ireland and Bishop M'Mahon, Chaplains - A Noble Southern Priest
  • Rev. James M. Dillon, Chaplain of the Sixty-third N. Y. Vol., Irish Brigade
  • Roman Catholic Chaplains in the War - Rev. Thomas Ouellet, S. J., Irish Brigade
  • Rev. Paul E. Gillen, as Chaplain
  • Rev Constantine Egan, O. P.
  • Continuation of Father Egan's Narrative
  • The Irish Brigade in the War for the Union

 

 

 

 

 

An interesting perspective on the war.

 

 

 

 

Very rare First Edition. 

 

 

 

 

 




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