Item #63544 Chapters from the Unwritten History of the War Between the States; or, The Incidents in the Life of a Confederate Soldier in Camp, on the March, in the Great Battles, and in Prison. Lieut. R. M. Collins.

Chapters from the Unwritten History of the War Between the States; or, The Incidents in the Life of a Confederate Soldier in Camp, on the March, in the Great Battles, and in Prison.

St. Louis, (MO): Nixon-Jones Printing Co., 1893. First edition. 8vo. 335 pp. Illustrated from line drawings, frontispiece portrait of the author, another portrait plate, facsimile. Collins served as an officer in Co. B, 15th Texas Regiment, Granbury's Brigade, Cleburne's Division, Army of Tennessee. Howes C-597. Nevins I, p. 72: "A very readable and reliable narrative by a member of the 15th Texas Cavalry who saw much service in the Western theater; the volume deserves more attention than it has heretofore received." Dornbusch II, 1063B. In Tall Cotton 25: "Authentic account of service in the western theater of war." Not in Nicholson. Owner's name, but a very good copy. Original dark green cloth (rubbed, head of spine a bit frayed), gilt spine title. (10003). Item #63544

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