The Defense of Charleston Harbor, including Fort Sumter and the Adjacent Islands, 1863-1865.
Place Published: Charleston
Date Published: 1890
Description: Many illustrations and maps, some folding. 276pp. + clxxxvi pp., appendix, 8vo, original decorative brown cloth. Charleston: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1890. Very good (+).
Comments: "Maj. John Johnson was engineering officer in charge during the entire siege (of Fort Sumter), and much of the credit for the defense was attributed to his skill and resourcefulness." Adams, Dictionary of American History, vol. V, p. 204. "Principally concerned with military matters." Civil War Books I, p. 227.Edition: First Edition
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 152970