Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1866. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Disbound. Wraps. 136,  pages. Tabular information. RARE surviving copy. Disbound. Front cover worn and discolored at spine. Covers separated and has some soiling and chipping. Spine quite chipped. Last page on Colorado also separated and chipped with small loss of information. Ex-library with some of the usual library stamps and markings. A few notations, likely library related, noted. The United States National Cemetery System is a system of 164 cemeteries in the United States and its territories. The authority to create military burial places came during the American Civil War, in an act passed by the U. S. Congress on July 17, 1862. The Department of the Army maintains 2 national cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery and United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery. This publication transmits the record of burials (alphabetically arranged, three--letter index,) of the names of United States soldiers interred in the following States during the Rebellion: Main, Minnesota, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Arkansas, Mississippi, Florid, Louisiana, and Colorado Territory. This was published for the information of surviving comrades and friends. This presents information segregated between White and Colored. This Roll of Honor by including the States of Maryland and Pennsylvania, includes those who fell and were buried at the battlefields of Antietam and Gettysburg! Condition: Fair.
Keywords: Civil War, Military Roster, Roll of Honor, Casualties, Genealogy, Necrology, Burial, Internment, Reference Works