1866 1ed Trowbridge Tour Civil War Battlefields Confederate South Railroad CSA

TROWBRIDGE, John Townsend

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John Townsend Trowbridge was Civil War-era American author best known for his study on the American South. During a tour of the defeated Confederacy, Trowbridge garnered an understanding of the south which allowed him to write and publish. ‘A Tour of the Battlefields and Ruined Cities’. He spoke with slaves, slave owners, Union and Confederate soldiers, farmers, and businessmen, giving each of these people their own opportunity to voice their concerns over the war.

 

Trowbridge, a Northerner, was a Southern sympathizer, wanting to elevate the spirits of the defeated South. This work is filled with illustrations and descriptions of prisons and Civil War battlefields. A rare first edition.

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1866 1ed Trowbridge Tour Civil War Battlefields Confederate South Railroad CSA

 

John Townsend Trowbridge was Civil War-era American author best known for his study on the American South. During a tour of the defeated Confederacy, Trowbridge garnered an understanding of the south which allowed him to write and publish. ‘A Tour of the Battlefields and Ruined Cities’. He spoke with slaves, slave owners, Union and Confederate soldiers, farmers, and businessmen, giving each of these people their own opportunity to voice their concerns over the war.

 

Trowbridge, a Northerner, was a Southern sympathizer, wanting to elevate the spirits of the defeated South. This work is filled with illustrations and descriptions of prisons and Civil War battlefields. A rare first edition.

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TROWBRIDGE, John Townsend

The South : a tour of its battle-fields and ruined cities, a journey through the desolated states, and talks with the people : being a description of the present state of the country, its agriculture, railroads, business and finances, giving an account of confederate misrule, and of the sufferings, necessities and mistakes, political views, social condition and prospects, of the aristocracy, middle class, poor whites and negroes : including visits to patriot graves and rebel prisons, and embracing special notes on the free labor system, education and moral elevation of the freemen, also, on plans of reconstruction and inducements to emigration

Hartford, Conn.: L. Stebbins, 1866. First edition.

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [xiv], 15-590

o   10 illustrations and 11 maps

  • References: curiously not in Sabin, Howes, or Larned
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (21.5cm x 15cm)

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5777

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

TROWBRIDGE, John Townsend

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete