New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1911. First Edition. Large Octavo. Item #022137
512pp.,The author was a Confederate general officer during the Civil War. He was remembered most for his service in the war as second-in-command for his brother-in-law John Hunt Morgan; Duke would later write a popular account of Morgan's most famous raid: 1863's Morgan's Raid. He was also a historian and communicator of the Confederate experience .Historian James A. Ramage said of Duke, "No Southerner was more dedicated to the Confederacy than General Basil W. Duke". Bound in beige cloth stamped in red, blue and gilt, spine lettering and top edge gilt, some soiling to cloth, wear through to corners, a very good copy. [Howes-549].