Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf. A. J. H. Duganne.
Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf
Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf
Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf

Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf

New York: J. P. Robens, 1865. _. Hard Cover. 12mo. Third edition. Complete: 424 pages; 6 plates; 6-page advertising section in rear. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Small owner's label inside front cover. Minor cover wear, heaviest at the head of the spine. Good to Very Good. Item #007632

"The best account of prison life in Texas during the Civil War" (Basic Texas Books 47B.) (An earlier edition is also listed in Sabin, 21152.) Duganne was a poet, playwright, and dime-novel author who fought in the Gulf region with the Union Army as officer in the New York 176th Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was captured at Brashsear City. About 1/3 of the book discusses service with the regiment and 2/3s discusses life as a prisoner. Quite scarce.

Price: $600.00

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