Prison-Life in the Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond. By a Ball's Bluff Prisoner

HARRIS, William C.

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Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: George W. Childs
Date Published: 1862

Description: Frontis. 175pp. 8vo, handsomely bound in 20th century 3/4 blue morocco, original wrappers bound in, wrappers dampstained and soiled, some pages including Frontis. and title page lightly dampstained in top margin, most pages wrinkled from exposure to dampness, but not dampstained. Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1862. First Edition

Comments: Author was a lieutenant in Col. Baker's California regiment. Almost all of this book was written while in prison and smuggled out in the lining of an overcoat. William Harris served four months until his release in February, 1862.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 243207

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