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Reminiscences of the Civil War

MACON, Emma Cassandra Riely and MACON, Reuben Conw

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MACON, Emma Cassandra Riely and MACON, Reuben Conway. Reminiscences of the Civil War. [Cedar Rapids, IA: The Torch Press] Privately Printed, 1911. 1st ed. 158,[2]pp. Portrait frontis., portraits, plate. Orig. cloth-backed boards, T.e.g. A near fine copy. Rare, Worldcat locates 12 copies. Signed by Emma Cassandra Riely Macon on the front free endpaper and again, dated Nov. 29th, 1930, on the 1/2-title. Done in a very small edition for family members. "I have consented to write my recollections of incidents pertaining to the War of 1861-65 to be handed down to my grandchildren and probably to my great grandchildren"--Preface. This copy belonged to Macon's son-in-law, Charles H. Paulson. "Revealing for glimpses of civilian life in the Shenandoah Valley, especially around the Winchester area" Nevins II, 196. Emma Macon's Civil War experiences make up the first half of this work. In the second section, Reuben Macon writes about his service in the Confederate Army as he rose to adjutant in the 13th Virginia Infantry, under Stonewall Jackson. Not in Dornbusch, Haynes, or Nicholson. Bookseller Inventory # 69120

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Title: Reminiscences of the Civil War

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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