Donaldson's fiercely candid observations reveal much about the political life of the Army of the Potomac, and his letters contribute unforgettable descriptions of actions at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. Fiercely idealistic in the early days of the war, his letters and diary soon betray a growing disenchantment that ...Read MoreDonaldson's fiercely candid observations reveal much about the political life of the Army of the Potomac, and his letters contribute unforgettable descriptions of actions at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. Fiercely idealistic in the early days of the war, his letters and diary soon betray a growing disenchantment that leads to a startling climax. 28 photos, 6 maps.Read Less
1998. HARDCOVER. A good ex-library copy with usual library markings. Minor cover wear. Pages are clean and free of writing. Dust jacket is in good condition. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has some shelf wear. Front endpaper torn at hinge. Front free endpaper has previous owners pencil marks. Clean inside. Tight binding. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 500 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 1.6 x 6.3 x 9.2 inches. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean and square. Binding is tight. Faint wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Text block is clean. DJ is clean, bright and unmarked.
B&w Illus. Fine in Fine jacket. 8 vo. Dj in mylar; "At the outbreak of war, twenty-year-old Francis Adams Donaldson enlisted in the 1st California Regiment (later known as the 71st Pennsylvania Volunteers) of the famous Philadephia Brigade of the II Corps, Army of the Potomac. He fought at Ball's Bluff (where he was captured) and participated in the Peninsula Campaign until he was wounded at the Battle of Fair Oaks." 500 pages.
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