Address of Brig.-Gen. E.W. Gantt, C.S.A First published October 7, 1863, at Little Rock, Arkansas.

[Philadelphia?]: nd [1863]. Second edition (first published Little Rock in the same year; incorrectly given as 1860 by Howes). 8vo. 29 pp. After a mediocre performance at Island No. 10 in 1862, Gantt failed to receive another command; in 1863 he turned Union loyalist, attacking Albert Pike and others, and "denouncing Jefferson Davis, Negro slavery, secession, and the Confederacy in good round terms." The address became very popular in the north. Heartman 120, 720: "Blaming the misfortunes of Arkansas on Hindman and Johnson ... and viciously attacking Jeff Davis and Judah P. Benjamin, Gantt calls upon his people to admit defeat and resume its position in the Union." Howes G-57. Original printed self-wrappers, stitched. Old library blindstamp, with "duplicate" stamp; a little foxed, but very good. Item #53582

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