Records show a Sylvester P. Slade who had voluntarily enlisted in just outside of Syracuse NY. in Baldwinsville on August 24th 1861. Sylvester re-enlisted on December 25th 1963 and would see out his entire service with the 1st Regiment New York Light Artillery (Battery B).
Mint condition 3rd printing of Ken Niewiarowicz's highly coveted and out of print book "Germany's Combat Helmets 1933-1945". Still sealed in its original wrapping, the book is the most extensive reference material for German helmet collecting to date.