Some Memories of the Civil War together with an Appreciation of the Career and Character of Major General Israel Putnam Leader o. Civil War Memoir, George Haven Putnam.

Some Memories of the Civil War together with an Appreciation of the Career and Character of Major General Israel Putnam Leader o

New York: Putnams, 1928. Second Printing of the First Edition. A Fine copy with the top edge gilt in a Near Fine (extremely rare) dust jacket. The ten chapters in this memoir were originally conceived as topics for separate lectures and are collected here for the first time. The contents include: Foreword.--Causes of the civil war.--Abraham Lincoln and the fight for the maintenance of the republic.--Jefferson Davis in the light of history.--The men behind the guns.--The London "Times" and the American civil war.--The battle of Cedar creek.--An incident of the civil war.--General Grant.--Letters from a Virginia prison, 1864-1865.--Israel Putnam. Item #25868

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