Hartford, CT: H.E. Goodwin, Publishers, 1869. Early edition. Hardcover. Item #38644
Long extended title reads, "Principally at Richmond, Danville, Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Belle Isle, Millin, Salisbury, and Andersonville: Describing the arrival of prisoners, plans of escape, with numerous and varied incidents and anecdotes of prison life: Embracing also, the adventures of the author's escape from Columbia, S.C., recapture, subsequent escape, recapture, trial as spy, and final escape from Sylvania, Georgia." 400 pages illustrated with full-page engravings with rosters of prisoners. Nevins: Civil War Books, Vol. I, pg. 192. Dornbusch: Vol. I, N-83. See Eicher: The Civil War in Books, 481. Bound in original purple pebbled cloth with lettering and illustrations stamped in gilt. Spine ends professionally repaired. Spine sunned. Owner's stamp at top of the title page. Some pages with occasional spots of foxing. A very good copy.