The Battle of Monmouth: Heroism of Moll Pitcher

By: Carhart, James L.

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Lithograph. Measures 6" by 9 1 4". Printed for The Centennial Album. This copy inscribed and signed by James L. Carhart to George C. Hazleton, Jr. on the verso. Carhart was a Civil War veteran who served in the Fifth Michigan Cavalry which was part of Gen. George C. Custer's Brigade. Carhart saw action in Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, Spottsylvania, and the Wilderness. He was on Kilpatrick's raid on Richmond. On June 11, 1864 Carhart was captured at Trevillian and he became a P.O.W. in Libby Prison and at the infamous Andersonville. After the war he became a popular actor. It is said that he supported all of the top actors of the 1800's from the time of the Civil War until the turn of the century (Browne, Walter & E. De Roy Koch, eds. "Who's Who On the Stage" NY: B.W. Dodge & Co., 1908. p. 72-74). The recipient, George C. Hazleton Jr., was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1877-1883. Top right corner creased with tape reinforcement on the verso. One closed tear to the left margin (1 2"). Soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Title: The Battle of Monmouth: Heroism of Moll Pitcher

Author Name: Carhart, James L.

Categories: Signed Books, Americana, Ephemera, Civil War,

Publisher: NY, Heppenheimer & Mauer: 1875

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Print

Inscription: Signed by Actor

Seller ID: 004248

Keywords: PRINT, REVOLUTIONARY WAR, AMERICANA, MOLL PITCHER, BATTLE OF MONMOUTH, AMERICAN STAGE, WISCONSIN,