A28 - The Heroes of the Civil War - W. Duke Sons & Co,
A28 - The Heroes of the Civil War - W. Duke Sons & Co.
Tobacco. Souvenir Albums of this type were probably intended to
replace the individual tobacco cards if the smoker desired. They
were purchased with 75 to 100 coupons packed with cigarettes.
This album was issued in 1889 with the images and extensive text
of card series Histories of Generals (Burdick 78). Gorgeous illustrated
pages pair a Union and CSA general. Includes several full page
plates not illustrated on cards.. Far scarcer than the individual
cards.Some paper adhesion problems on front cover. Paper loss
back cover Stain upper right corner. (a28album2) SOLD.
Subjects included are:
Grant, Lee. Sherman, Longstreet. Hancock, Johnstone. Farragut,
Semmes. Merrimack and Monitor Naval Battle. Logan, Forrest. Sheridan,
TJ Jackson. Rosecrans, Breckinridge. McClellan, Bragg. The Commanders
in Chief - Grant and Lee. Buell, Hardee. McDowell, Johnston. Burnside,
Bueregarde. Howard, Morgan. The Battle of Gettysburg. Halleck,
Hampton. Garfield, Smith. Sedgewick, Stewart. Butler, Hill. The
Battle of Manassas or Second Bull Run. Lyon, Price. Porter, Magruder,
Banks, Pemnerton. Sigel, Polk. Scott, Gordon. Foot, Ewell. Meade,
Hood. Gilmore, Early. Hooker, Pickett.
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