Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac. William Howell Reed.
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac

Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac

Boston: William V. Spencer, 1866. First Edition. Small Octavo. Item #027305

199 pages, 2pp. publisher's ads, and an additional 3pp. publisher's ads. One of the best firsthand accounts of conditions and suffering mixed with extraordinary care of the soldiers near the end of the war. He deals also with the women who worked with the colored hospital at City Point, he has much on the sufferings at Burksville where there was a scarcity of surgeons, serious overcrowding, and how the shock of Lincoln's assassination affected those in such desperate straits. Bound in pictorial gilt brown cloth depicting a tent and two men, spine lettering gilt, pale yellow endpapers, from the library of George Seymour Godard, who was and American librarian. Member publication committee Index Legal Periodicals and Law Library Journal, since 1908, Public Affairs Information Service, since 1913. Trustee Wesleyan University (secretary 1920-1925); Fellow American Geography Society Chairman Connecticut Sesquicentennial Commission, Philadelphia, 1926; Mason (32°,Kiloton). A very good copy with chipping to cloth at head and spine, some fading to spine along with a bit of bubbling.

Price: $150.00

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