The Brave Volunteers from North Haven. (Caption title). Civil War, H. B-----, Harrison Beverage.
“We will sing of Hanson Carver, so noble and brave / Who fought so hard his country to save”

The Brave Volunteers from North Haven. (Caption title).

(North Haven?, Maine?): ca. 1864. Item #712

4to. broadside.  255 x 167 mm. [10 x 6 ¾ inches].  12 stanzas of verse in two columns, with woodcut engraving of large sailing ship set beneath the title.

American Navy Civil War verse broadside from North Haven Island, Maine,written by Harrison Beverage.  The broadside lists many names of sailors from North Haven and ships that they served on. The names included are Hanson Carver, the Brown's - Eben & John, the Alexanders - James, Ezekiel & Zena. They served on board the School Ship Sabine, The Ohio a ship of the line, The steamship Colorado, the Rhode Island and on board the Monitor Menadnoc with a couple of them getting wounded in battle. The piece also tells about the battle at Fort Fisher and Commodore Porter. Rare.


Price: $275.00