Book #20246

Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson - 1st Edition/1st Printing

J. Gregory Acken

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998.
ISBN: 0811709019

Price: $40.00

A handsome first edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket.

Californian Francis Adams Donaldson was 20 years old when he enlisted in the 1st California Regiment, thus becoming part of the Army of the Potomac. He participated in all the major campaigns and battles in the East through late 1863. The astonishingly honest letters he regularly sent home are full of descriptive accounts of his experiences on the battlefield and amongst his fellow soldiers. An intimate look at regimental politicking and in-fighting.

Contains maps, photos, notes, bibliography, and index. A nice addition to the Civil War collector's library ; B&W Illustrations and Photographs.