General Regulations for the Uniformed Militia of Penn'a, compiled by W.H. Irwin, Adjutant General, of the Militia of Pennsylvania. William H. Irwin.

General Regulations for the Uniformed Militia of Penn'a, compiled by W.H. Irwin, Adjutant General, of the Militia of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg: J.M.G. Lescure, printer to the state, 1850. Paperback. 27 p.: sample forms; 22 cm. Lacking wrapper. Disbound from a volume of unrelated 19th-century pamphlets. "25" in ink at upper right-hand corner of title page. William H. Irwin (d. 1886) was a Mexican-American War veteran who served as Adjutant General of Pennsylvania from 1848 to 1852. He commanded the Juniata Guards in Mifflin County, Pa., and in 1858 became captain of the Logan Guards, a militia company founded in Lewistown. During the Civil War, by 1862 he had become a colonel in the 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding the Third Brigade, in Smith's Division; in 1863 he was with the 33rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry Militia. After the war he was breveted brigadier general for gallantry at Antietam. In Good+ Condition: lacking wrapper; minor loss of text along fore-edges of 3 leaves from trimming when bound with other pamphlets; title page foxed; otherwise, clean. Good +. Item #005107

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