Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1866. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Disbound. Wraps. 126, pages. Tabular information. RARE surviving copy. Disbound. Front cover worn and discolored at spine. Rear cover missing. Spine quite chipped. 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 names of United States soldiers interred in the following States during the Rebellion: Arkansas, California, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Nevada; and the Territories of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, and Washington. This was published for the information of surviving comrades and friends. Condition: Fair.
Keywords: Civil War, Military Roster, Roll of Honor, Casualties, Genealogy, Necrology, Burial, Internment, Reference Works