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New York: Arno Press, 1978. Reprint edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. 31 cm. xiv, 3- 321,  pages. Profusely illustrated. Maps. Chronology. Alphabetical Index of Subjects. Table of Contents at the end, Minor discoloration to board edges, some soiling to page edges. The original edition was published by The Century Company in 1894. This includes content from the Battles and Leaders series that appeared in the magazine.
Hartford: O. D. Case and Company, 1865. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. vi, 450,  pages. Illustrations. Worn, torn and stained. Part of fep gone. Names on end papers, fep and elsewhere. Junius Henri Browne (14 October 1833 - 2 April 1902 New York City) was a journalist. In 1861, he became war correspondent for the New York Tribune, was wounded at Fort Donelson, and taken prisoner while engaged in an abortive expedition to run the Vicksburg batteries. Browne was imprisoned for 20 months in seven different prisons, confined successively at Vicksburg, Jackson, Atlanta, Richmond, and Salisbury, North Carolina, prisons. On December 18, 1864, Browne escaped, along with journalist Albert Deane Richardson. They traveled together 400 miles through hostile country, and reached the Union lines on January 14, 1865. His list of Union soldiers who died at Salisbury, published in the Tribune, is the only authentic account of their fate. Afterwards, he was correspondent of the New York Tribune, New York Times, and other journals. His best-known works are Four Years in Secessia (1865), and The Great Metropolis: A Mirror of New York (1869). His Four Years in Secessia has descriptions of the American Civil War and information concerning the conditions of the prisons and the soldiers confined in them.