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Harris, Wm. C.: Prison life in the tobacco warehouse at Richmond. By a Ball's Bluff prisoner...of Col. Baker's California regiment, 1862
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Broadside, folio (382 mm.); steel-engraving illustration at top, titled "Our last day in the Richmond Tobacco Warehouse Prison"; light soiling, very good. Prospectus provides the table of contents at the author's preface, in which he writes that "These sketches were written to lessen the tedium of my lengthy imprisonment...With the exception of 'Homeward Bound,' they were all written within prison walls, and brought to the North sewn securely in the lining of an overcoat." One copy of this prospectus in OCLC.
Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.
Author: Harris, Wm. C.
Philadelphia: George W. Childs
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Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.
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Harris, Wm. C.: Prison life in the tobacco warehouse at Richmond. By a Ball's Bluff prisoner...of Col. Baker's California regiment; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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