Four Years in Secessia: Adventures Within and Beyond the Union Lines:Embracing a Great Variety of Facts, Incidents, and Romance of the War,; including The Author's Capture at Vicksburg, May 3, 1863, while running the Rebel Batteries; His Imprisonment at Vicksburg, Jackson, Atlanta, Richmond, and Salisbury: His Escape and Perilous Journey of Four Hundred Miles to the Union Lines at Knoxville.

Hartford: O. D. Case and Company, 1865. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. vi, 450, [2] 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. The author was a special war correspondent to the New York Tribune. Condition: Fair.

Keywords: War Correspondent, Journalism, Civil War, Confederacy, Vicksburg, Fort Pillow, John Fremont, Prisoners of War, Wilson's Creek, Zagonyi, Donelson, Pea Ridge, Island No. X, Shiloh, Braxton Bragg, Don Carlos Buell, Libby Prison, Salisbury Penitentiary

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