Narrative of privations and sufferings of U.S. officers and soldiers while prisoners of war
U. S. Sanitary Commission. Narrative of the privations and sufferings of United States Officers and soldiers while prisoners of war in the hands of the rebel authorities. 8vo. 283pp. 4 plates. Philadelphia: King & Baird for the U. S. Sanitary Commission, 1864. 232 x 146 mm. Original cloth, worn at extremities and corners. Light toning, but very good.
First Edition of this official report of the U. S. Sanitary Commission detailing the 'brutal and inhumane' treatment of Union army prisoners by the Confederacy as opposed to the 'kind and tender" (?) treatment Confederate prisoners received at Union army prisoner stations. An appendix contains accounts of the notorious Andersonville prison camp.
Book Id: 16549