Broadside – Triumphal March of Sherman’s Army into Atlanta, and Subsequent Movements in Verse – Composed and Respectfully Dedicated to the Heroes of the Georgia Campaigns, By W. F. Wilder, 18th Wisconsin Infantry
This 9 ½ x 15 inch broadside printed on yellow paper has a U.S. flag at the center and underneath, in verse the colorful history of Sherman’s march from Lookout Mountain to the sea. The author Wilber F. Wilder was a resident of Brodhead, Wisconsin and served in Company B of the 18th Wisconsin Infantry. In April of 1862 he was a prisoner of war at the Battle of Shiloh.
Condition is very fine. We have not observed another copy of this rare broadside.
#D373WI – Price $225