The American Soldier in the Civil War - 1895

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The book, “The American Soldier in the Civil War, a Pictorial History of the Campaigns and Conflicts of the War Between the States, profusely illustrated with Battle Scenes, Naval Engagements and Portraits, from Sketches by Forbes, Taylor, Waud, Hillen, Becker, Lovie, Schell, Crane, Davis, and Other Celebrated War Artists,” compiled by Frank Leslie, New York, 1895. This large format book is full of exciting black & white prints from engravings of Civil War scenes. There are many pictures of specific battles (well-known and not so well known battles), and many illustrations of the various State Infantry Regiments and Cavalry Regiments throughout. The book has approximately 528 pages, a Table of Contents, and a complete Index. It is fully searchable using the Adobe Reader ‘Search’ function. Please note: This is not a paper book, it is a scan of the original paper book into the digital Adobe PDF format, written on a CD-ROM. You read this book on your computer using the free Adobe Reader software. It is a digital version of a hard to find book. If you could find a copy of the 1895 printed book, it would cost a couple of hundred dollars.


Please look at the illustrations below to get an idea of what this book has to offer. These are just a very few of the hundreds of illustrations – most of them full-page size. The resolution on the images below is not as great as the CD – the illustrations below are low resolution, the CD has high resolution scans. The files are scanned in high resolution and require two CD’s to contain all of the pages.

Do not miss the chance to get this great historical, family, and genealogical reference! Please note: This is a scan of the original book converted to Adobe PDF format and written on a CD-ROM.

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