THE DEFENSE OF CHARLESTON HARBOR, INCLUDING FORT SUMTER AND THE ADJACENT ISLANDS, 1863-1865. John Johnson.

THE DEFENSE OF CHARLESTON HARBOR, INCLUDING FORT SUMTER AND THE ADJACENT ISLANDS, 1863-1865

Charleston, NC: Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co., 1890. First edition. Hardcover. Item #38650

Two page letter laid onto the front flyleaf to a Mr. Cunningham, dated April 23, 96, regarding the defense of Charleston and signed by Johnson. "An extensive and useful compilation that accomplishes effectively exactly what its title page claims for it." Harwell: In Tall Cotton 100. Dornbusch: Vol. III 2466. "A meritorious collection of data, with useful documents and maps." Nevins: Vol. I, pg 33. 276 pages with extensive appendix with original papers, full official reports, maps, index, and illustrations. All folded maps present. Light wear along leading edge of the last few pages, and along the folds of several maps. Professionally rebacked with new leather spine with lettering in gilt, with original cloth covered boards. New endpapers. A very good copy of this difficult book.

Price: $650.00

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