Memoirs of the War of Secession. From the original manuscripts of Johnson Hagood, Brigadier-General, C.S.A. I. Hagood's 1st 12 Months, S.C.V. II. Hagood's Brigade. [Edited by E.R. Brooks.].

Columbia, SC: State Co., 1910. First edition. 8vo. (10), [9]-496 pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author, maps, one folding. Hagood (1829-1898), a native of Barnwell, was elected colonel of the 1st S.C. Volunteers as the war began, served at Fort Sumter and the first battle at Manassas and in his home state, before returning to Virginia for the 1864 battles around Richmond to Petersburg; he served as governor of South Carolina, 1880-1882. Nevins I, p. 98: "As much a biography as an autobiography; Gen. Hagood's account of service in South Carolina and Virginia is heavily padded with official and relatively unimportant correspondence." Dornbusch III, 1192. Not in Nicholson. Very good. Original green cloth, gilt spine title. (9975). Item #63527

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