1879 Confederate 1ed Andersonville Civil War Prisons Illustrated Blackshear Savannah

McELROY, John

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John McElroy’s ‘Andersonville’ is a rare, post-Civil War work that describes the horrors of prison life during the Civil War. McElroy describes prison conditions, battles and prolonged military struggles, accounts of prisoner struggles, plantation slaves, and soldier depression. Also included are depictions of various jails including those in Atlanta, Richmond, Savannah, Blackshear, and Florence. Illustrated with over 150 views of trial scenes, prisons, portraits, and battle scenes!

 

According to Nevins,

Well written, gripping, and very detailed; but reliance on memory and bitterness.”

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1879 Confederate 1ed Andersonville Civil War Prisons Illustrated Blackshear Savannah

 

John McElroy’s ‘Andersonville’ is a rare, post-Civil War work that describes the horrors of prison life during the Civil War. McElroy describes prison conditions, battles and prolonged military struggles, accounts of prisoner struggles, plantation slaves, and soldier depression. Also included are depictions of various jails including those in Atlanta, Richmond, Savannah, Blackshear, and Florence. Illustrated with over 150 views of trial scenes, prisons, portraits, and battle scenes!

 

According to Nevins,

Well written, gripping, and very detailed; but reliance on memory and bitterness.”

 

Item number: #20639

Price: $499

 

McELROY, John

 

Andersonville: a story of Rebel military prisons, fifteen months a guest of the so-called southern confederacy, a private soldier’s experiences in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence.

 

Toledo: Published by D.R. Locke, 1879. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xxx, [31]-654, [2]
    • 154 illustrations
  • References: Nevins I 197
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Joseph Otis Smith and Emma Mayo Smith
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6.25in (23cm x 15.5cm)

 

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20639

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

McELROY, John

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete