Charleston: Walker, 1890. First Edition. hardcover. Many illustrations and maps, some folding. 276pp. + clxxxvi pp., appendix, 8vo, original decorative brown cloth. Charleston: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1890. Very good (+). very good(+).
"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.