The Civil War Centennial: A Report to the Congress.

Washington, D.C. U.S. Civil War Centennial Commission, 1968. Hardcover. Small 4to. Tan cloth. 69pp. Illustrations. Fine. First edition, tight and nice, of this survey of our nation's Civil War commemorative activities -- much of it written by Allan Nevins, chairman of the commission. Bears a fine autograph addition: Tipped to the title page is a Typed Letter Signed from KARL S. BETTS, director of the Civil War Centennial Commission, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, D.C., 14 June 1961. Addressed to noted Lincoln/Civil War scholar ARNOLD F. GATES (1914-93). Chatty letter on Civil War matters, signed simply "Karl" in blue ballpoint. Item #29851

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