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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.
Washington DC: Mathew Brady, 1860. Presumed to be one of multiple copies made. Photograph. The format is approximately 2.125 inches by 3.25 in mounted on a card sized 2.25 inches by 4 inches). The front image has some fading and some soiling, but the image is clear. On the back Jefferson Davis signed his name in ink. This signature has been compared with a number of signature images available on the internet and is believed to be authentic. In pencil is the following notation: President of the Confederacy who married my grandmother's niece, Miss Howell of New Jersey, daughter of Gov. Howell (NJ). Mathew Benjamin Brady (c. 1822–1824 – January 15, 1896) was one of the earliest photographers in American history. Best known for his scenes of the Civil War, he studied under inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, who pioneered the daguerreotype technique in America. Brady opened his own studio in New York in 1844, and photographed Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and Abraham Lincoln, among other public figures. When the Civil War started, his use of a mobile studio and darkroom enabled vivid battlefield photographs that brought home the reality of war to the public. Internet research dates this photograph as from 1860. Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) served as a U.S. Senator (1845-1852, 1857-1860), and as Secretary of War (1853-1857). The Montgomery Convention named him as provisional president of the Confederacy, until he was elected to a six-year term as president in November 1861. Davis took a direct role in the management of military affairs and worked with the Confederate Congress. He published The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, in 1881.
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.