Pictorial Book of Anecdotes And Incidents of the War of the Rebellion: Civil, Military, Naval And Domestic (1884)
Pictorial Book of Anecdotes And Incidents of the War of the Rebellion : Civil, Military, Naval And Domestic (1884). Includes index
Kirkland also known as R.M. Devens
"Published by subscription only."
"Embracing conflict in the United States: heroic, patriotic, political, romantic, humorous and tragical [sic], from the time of the memorable toast of Andrew Jackson--"The Federal Union: it must be preserved!" uttered in 1830, in presence of the original secession conspirators, to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the end of the war; with famous words and deeds of woman, sanitary and hospital scenes, prison experiences, & c."
Added t.p., engraved
Two columns to the page
Plates included in pagination; some illustrated by H. Fenn, or Herrick; some engraved by N. Orr & Co
Afterwards issued under title: Reminiscences of the blue and gray '61-'65
Preface, and plan of the work -- List of plates, portraits, and descriptive embellishments -- pt. 1. Patriotic, political, civil, judicial, administrative, etc. -- pt. 2. Volunteering, drafting, commuting, substituting, deserting, etc. -- pt. 3. Great conflicts and achievements of the army, and illustrious examples of individual heroism in the rank and file, etc. -- pt. 4. Naval and commercial: squadron, fleet, steamer, gunboat, transport and privateer, their cruises, officers, performance, etc. -- pt. 5. Military organization and equipment, discipline and drill, parade, reveille, reviews, ordnance, paroles, passes, furloughs, countersigns, fugitive hunts, etc. -- pt. 6. Commissary and rations, finance and currency, the press, the mails, the telegraph, etc. -- pt. 7. Domestic, moral, womanly, sanitary, affect ional, matrimonial, romantic, etc. -- pt. 8. Final scenes and events in the great drama: Assassination of President Lincoln ; Ignominious doom of Jefferson Davis, etc. -- List of battles, engagements, collisions, captures, surrenders, surprises, etc., on land and sea, during the rebellion (consulted in the preparation of these anecdotes) -- List of the public vessels employed in the war, and consulted in the preparation of these anecdotes -- Names of generals and chief naval officers, under whose command, or in whose departments the anecdotal incidents, etc., here given occurred
Bound in cloth