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1 MOTT, Valentine et al NARRATIVE OF PRIVATIONS AND SUFFERINGS OF UNITED STATES OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS WHILE PRISONERS OF WAR in the Hands of the REBEL AUTHORITIES. Being the Report of a Commission of Inquiry, appointed by the United States Sanitary Commission. With an Appendix containing the Testimony.
Philadelphia United States Sanitary Commission printed by King & Baird 1864 first hardcover VG no dj 
283pp+ 4 woodcut illustrations graphically showing the appalling condition of some prisoners. Original black pebbled cloth covers have at some earlier time been re-backed and are now worn through along the bottom edge, but only minor wear to other extremes. The title is in gilt on the front cover and blind-stamped on the rear. There is the lightest of foxing but still a very good copy of this rare Civil War book giving horrifying accounts of conditions in which the prisoners were kept. Contains a listing of names of those who gave evidence from the various establishments, officers, privates, surgeons and others from Fort Delaware, David's Island, Lincoln Hospital etc. The Supplement at the rear of the volume covers an account of the sufferings at Fort Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia; Map of the Stockade Prison at Andersonville; Memorial of Union Prisoners confined to the notorious prison. A SCARCE Civil War edition. 
Price: 295.00 GBP
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