THE OTHER SIDE OF WAR: WITH THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC. LETTERS FROM THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION DURING THE PENINSULA CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA IN 1862
first editionHard Cover
by Katharine Prescott Wormeley
Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1889. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Miss Murdock's letters, primarily to her mother, are a first hand account of the work she did as a nurse in the Sanitary Commission; they are an important source for the study of women's work in the war [Murdock, 5307]. Bud Robertson notes that she "describes horrors she beheld as a nurse in the Peninsular Campaign" [Nevins I, 182]. This copy is from Robertson's personal library. It is bright and tight, with discreet japanese tissue repair to the hinges. With Robertson's bookplate to the front pastedown. (Nevins I, 182; Murdock, 5307). Very Good+ binding. (Inventory #: 273924)
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