Campaigns of a Non-Combatant (Collectors Library of the Civil War) by George Alfred Townsend

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This is an as new collectible leather bound hardcover. 1982 Time Life Books photographically reproduced from the 1866 First Edition. Handsome as new, crisp and clean inside and out. Gold lettering on black leather hardcover. Gold tipped page edges with red ribbon attached bookmark. Binding tight and straight as new.

The Civil War was a new kind of war in many ways. One novelty was the presence of newspaper correspondents who went into the field to report the conflict firsthand. One of the young first American was correspondents, George Alfred Townsend was the youngest, wrote the most, and became the best known. He covered battles form the Shenandoah Valley to Petersburg and Richmond, where he was one of the first correspondents to enter the captured capital. His press reports of Lincoln's assassination cemented his national reputation.

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