Compelling first person account of life in the rebel prisons during the Civil War. Cooper has no sympathy for the rebel cause and less for those in charge of the prisoners of war.
He did escape several times but was re-captured each time. Illustrated with several line drawings depicting various events.Has an eighteen page list of prisoners by rank in the back of the book along with index and list of illustrations. In good condition, this has a pretty cover with gilt lettering outlined in black rectangles with geometric designs and gilt lettering on the spine. Good Condition: 8vo: brown publishers cloth with gilt lettering outlined in black: gilt lettering on spine with black geometric designs top and bottom: head and tail bent and frayed: bends to the corners: lightly soiled: pretty endpapers in olive green floral sprays: front free Endpaper loose but present: name written inside: Mr. Hoover/Cambridge/New York/PO Box 281" while across is, in pencil, "419, 9th St" and the name is repeated in flowing script on the next page: toning and some smudges from reading: "In and Out of Rebel Prisons: Lieut A(Lonzo) Cooper: Oswego, NY: B. Oliphant, Job Printer, Bookbinder and Stationery, 1888. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "robinrarebooks" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.