Original Civil War Officer’s Named Bible With CDV (Photo) Of His Wife 119 Pennsylvania (Gettysburg Unit) Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of HistorySOLD Original Civil War Officer's Named Bible With CDV (Photo) Of His Wife Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A very nice 1861 dated soldier's pocket bible printed and distributed by the American Bible Society of New York. These were provided to soldiers in the Civil War for Spiritual guidance. This example has a slip of paper inside with the name Lieutenant John J. Hess of the 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (a paper with his service information is pictured). This page also has a spiritual message along with his name presumably in his handwriting. There is also a CDV (photograph) of Hess's wife fastened to the front inside cover of the Bible. The 119th Pennsylvania served in the battle of Gettysburg! A very nice named original Civil War Bible! 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided. Don't miss this! Note his name appears in his writing as "John J. Hefs" but in the records it is "Hess"