1869 Rebel Prisons Prisoner Confederate Csa Gettysburg Soldier Relic Us Cavalry For Sale
Prison Pen,and the Escape
This sale is for an original 1867 edition of the "THE CAPTURE, THE PRISON PEN, AND THE ESCAPE" by Cpt. Willard W. Glazier, published by Harford, CT.
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It contains the biography of a soldier captured by theConfederate armyduring the Civil War, Captain Willard Glazier,who later served on the western frontier.It provides the author's experiences during battles, skirmishes, raids and expeditions during his three years as a U.S. CAVALRY soldier during the Civil War.
Itfurnishes the history of prison life in the South, as well as the adventures of the author during his subsequent captures and escapes. The author served in the 2nd New York Cavalry and was taken prisoner by the Southin a cavalry skirmish near Buckland Mills, Virginia, on 18 October, 1863, and sent to Libby prison. He was later sent to Columbia, South Carolina, where he escaped, only to be recaptured. He later served as a First Lieutenant in the 26th New York cavalry, and served until the end of the War. It describes many of the battles in the War of the Great Rebellion, including the Battle of GETTYSBURG, with incidents and reminiscences of the camp, march and skirmish line.
The manuscript for this book was written during the author's imprisonment at Columbia and was partially brought through enemy lines while concealed in the hat of a Union soldier during his escape. The remainder of the manuscript was smuggled through in the lining of the author's jacket. Glazier, a Civil War officer turned writer, wrote many books on the War and his later adventures out West.This bookmeasures 5 1/4" x 7 1/2"and is complete with400 pages.
It is beautifully illustrated with11 ENGRAVINGS! and contains an APPENDIX OF PRISONERS! who had been imprisoned in Rebel prisons. It is broken up into sections with the first being OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND NAVY - PRISONERS OF WAR, LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA. - this list comprises those officers who were imprisoned at Libby Prison during the winter and spring of 1864. They were removed from Richmond to Danville in the early part of May, and from thence to Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Goldsboro. A small portion of the Libby prisoners were sent North for special exchange during the month of March, and a few succeeded in escaping before they reached Georgia. THE ADDITIONAL LIST OF PRISONERS is a list of officers captured during the spring, summer, autumn, and winter of 1864, after the removal of the old prisoners from Richmond on the 7th of May. They were imprisoned at Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Charlotte, Raleigh,and Goldsboro.
Published in 1867, this book is inVERY GOODCONDITION forits age and especially to be 146 YEARS OLD!!! ALL PAGES ARE PRESENT!!! and tightly bound with NO TEARS!!! or stray intext markings.Even theinteriorhinges are in like-new condition! A previous owner's name is lightly penciled in on the back of the frontispiece illustration. The text block and pages are generally neat and clean. Only an occasional blemish can be found. There is hardly any foxing. This is a very nice book in very good condition offering an excellent read. If you are interested in the historical writings of POW's from the Southern Rebellion, you should offer to win this book!
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