Letters of a Confederate Officer to His Family in Europe
[CORBIN, Richard Washington]. Letters of a Confederate Officer to His Family in Europe, during the Last Year of the War of Secession. Paris: Neal's English Library, . 1st ed. 94pp. Orig. gilt-ruled full red morocco, A.e.g. Spine lightly sunned, faint foxing to foredge, else very good. Exceedingly rare. Published in an extremely small edition for presentation to family and friends. Reported in wrappers, cloth, and red morocco bindings. "Author reports service as a volunteer aide in General Field's division, Longstreet's corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Letters cover 9 February 1864 to 6 May 1865" Dornbusch IV: 1425. " books...the best written and most literate book by a Confederate" -Krick. "Poignant observations by a staff officer of operations in Virginia from June 1864 to Appomattox; an exceedingly rare work" Nevins I, p.74. In Taller Cotton 48.