2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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HORACE BUMSTEAD (1841-1919) Congregationalist minister and educator. During the Civil War, Bumstead was commissioned as a Major for the 43rd regiment of the U.S. Colored Troops, a post he occupied from April 1864 to December 1865. In 1875, Bumstead joined the faculty off Atlanta University as an instructor of Natural Science and went on to serve as the school’s second president from 1888 to 1907. Manual, “Advanced-Guard, Out-Post, and Detachment Service of Troops, with the Essential Principles of Strategy, and Grand Tactics for the Use of Militia and Volunteers” by D.H. Mahan. Stencil on front paste down reads: “Major Horace Bumstead, 43 rd. U.S.C.T.” New York: Published by JohnWiley. 1864 New Edition. Original black cloth, gilt. 4” x 6 ½” 305 pages. Illustrated. Twelve folding plates. Internally Very Good. Wear to covers. Soiled. Lacks spine. A fair to good copy. This work was originally published for use in the Mexican War, but was reissued during the American Civil War
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Major of US Colored Troops - Manual

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Minimum Bid: $225.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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