A Youth's History of the Great Civil War in the United States from 1861 to 1865
by Horton, Rushmore G
New York: Van Evrie, Horton & co. Good. 1866. Hardcover. 384 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding, cloth worn at spine and corners, former owner's name and noted on ffep, last leaf of text tipped-in, plates and portraits present, but lack frontispiece. OCLC: 2478458 The author, Confederate sympathizer Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867), was a prominent Democratic writer in New York City and an outspoken critic of the Lincoln Administration during the War Between the States. In addition to editing the Weekly Caucasian newspaper, he also authored several volumes, including The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan and The History of Tammany Society. He served as secretary of the Anti-Abolition States Rights Society and was an active participant in the anti-Abolitionist movement in his State. His Southern perspective is reflected in some of the chapter headings: The fall of New Orleans: "Butler the beast"; The inauguration of a reign of plunder and arson; etc. . (Inventory #: 39986)
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