The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Henry Wirz. James M. Page.
The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Henry Wirz.

The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Henry Wirz.

NY: Neale Publishing, 1908. First. Hard Bound. Overall VG. Light fading on leading edge of front board. / None. Item #307

A very unusual narrative as the author was a prisoner ( 6th Mich Cavalry) and he speaks on Commandant Wirz’s behalf. Dorn Mich-30, Krick 366: “Important prison narrative…” Nevins: I-199: “…vehement, detailed and sometimes convincing.” Page was first a prisoner at Belle Isle before being transferred to Andersonville. He provides a detailed account of life at the infamous prison in the first part. Part two of the book deals with Wirz.

Price: $225.00