Thick octavo, xii, 571pp. Publishers green cloth, title in gilt on spine with decorative gilt illustrations on both covers. Decorative end papers, wear at front hinge, text block is solid with tight bindings. Previous ownership inscription on front free end paper. Complete with 57 illustrations, fold-out map and frontispiece portrait of the Andersonville Prison. An exceptional copy of this scarce and important work on Civil War military prisons.
Comments: One of the most comprehensive and complete early histories of the Civil War military prison system. Includes a list of all the union soldiers in captivity in 1864.