New York: R.H. Ferguson & Co., Publishers, 1870. Early edition. Hardcover. Item #38643
Long extended title reads, "Principally at Richmond, Danville, Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Belle Isle, Millin, Salisbury, and Andersonville: Describing the arrival of prisoners, and plans of escape, together with numerous and varied incidents and anecdotes of prison life: Embracing also, the adventures of the author's escape from Columbia, South Carolina, his recapture, subsequent escape, recapture, trial as spy, and his final and successful escape from Sylvania, Georgia." 446 pages illustrated with full-page engravings with rosters of prisoners. Includes an index not found in previous editions. Nevins: Civil War Books, Vol. I, pg. 192. Dornbusch: Vol. I, N-84. See Eicher: The Civil War in Books, 481. Bound in original green cloth with lettering and illustrations stamped in gilt. Spine professionally rebacked with original spine cloth present. Moisture stain along edges of the rear endpapers. Two spots of discoloration on the front cover. Tissue guard over frontis shows some foxing. A very good copy.