A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital [2 volumes]. J. B. Jones.
A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital [2 volumes]

A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital [2 volumes]

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1866. Hardcover. 2 volumes: 392 p.; 480 p.; 21 cm. Publisher's red cloth with gilt-stamped spine titles and double-blind-ruled border on boards. In clear plastic covers, which have protected the volumes without damage. Stamp of Ida Public Library, Belvidere, Ill., on p. 2 of vol. 1. Ex-library, with call number written on front fixed endpapers and on title page verso of each. Embossed stamp of former owner Robert W. Waitt (1920-1998) on each title page. John Beauchamp Jones (1810-1866), a journalist and novelist, kept a diary while serving as a clerk in the Confederate War Department during the American Civil War. It is a detailed record both of the functioning of the Confederate War Department and of life in Richmond, Virginia, during the war. Howes, J-220. In Very Good- Condition: ends of spine lightly rubbed; front endpapers scraped; a few pencilled marginal notations; occasional soiling; solid. Very Good -. Item #007094

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