Philadelphia: George Childs, 1862. First Edition. hardcover. 358pp. 12mo, original blind stamped green cloth; (bookplate, otherwise very good). Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1862. Near fine. near fine.
Author was a lawyer and journalist. During the Civil War he was a correspondent from the Philadelphia Press. Cook was assigned to the Army of the Potomac and Washington, D.C. Later in life, he was a Representative in Congress from Pennsylvania. Ex libris from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, United States. Commandery of the State of Illinois.