A SOUTHERN BIBLE WITH CONFEDERATE BLACKSMITH OWNERSHIP! The Holy Bible Containing the Old and Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, etc.
Richmond: B F Johnson & Co. HUGH SERVED WITH PRICE'S COMPANY, IN THE VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY OF DANVILLE, VA.
Family Bible is bound in gilt and blindstamped relief leather; the spine and boards rubbed lightly at the extremities; boards and spine cover attached by later external taping, as shown. A few pages shaken, else bound well. Pages nicely browned with some minor soiling, foxing, a few tears and chips, and similar wear, as shown; includes frontispieces, plates by Gustave Dore, and other illustrations; bound with a Psalter after Bible text.There are multiple handwritten family records noting births and deaths. Measures 12.25" x 10.5" x3; marbled page edges. Enlisted in Company Price's, Virginia Danville Light Artillery Battery on 22 Apr 1861. Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service RecordsThe Virginia Regimental Histories Series. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current. 1870 United States Federal Census. The item "1884 HOLY BIBLE Antique CONFEDERATE Civil War WINDLE FAMILY New Market VA" is in sale since Friday, October 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "mantosilver" and is located in Spencerport, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.