A Captive of War (First Edition). Author: Hyde, Solon Title: A Captive of War (First Edition) Publication: New York: McClure, Phillips & Co. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co. Hinges cracked else tight binding; clean pages; contemporary owner's name on front endpaper; some wear to covers. D in the 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry was captured at Chickamauga, confined in various southern prisons.Very interesting chapters, including: The Battle of Chickamauga, Captured by Nathan Bedford Forrest's Cavalry, Southern Men and Southen Views, Libby and Pemberton Prisons, The Sugar Riot, Transfered to Danville, Cold, Smallpox and Scurvy, Attempts to Escape, Beast Butler and Southern Rights, Our Escape from Danville, In Henry County Jail, From Danville to Andersonville, The Execution of the Raiders, Severity of the Guards, The Hospital and Dispensary, The Medical Staff, Captain Wirz, General Sherman's Footprints, Robert Toombs and Alexander H. Stephens, John Calhoun and State Rights, Prison Hell at Salisbury, A Slaveholder's Dilemma, Once More Under One Flag! SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS FOR MORE INTERESTING RARE AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS.
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