First Edition. hardcover. The Hitherto Unwritten Record of a Hero of the War of the Rebellion. illus. 97pp. 16mo, later library cloth, portion of original pr. wrs. mounted on covers; (covers lightly soiled, ex-lib, otherwise very good). St. Louis: Nixon-Jones Printing, 1887.
Philip Henson was a native of Alabama. He spied on the Confederacy mostly in Mississippi. Later in the war, Henson was captured and imprisoned. He was later released because of a lack of evidence.