Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War (two volumes) - Colonel G.F.R. Henderson, C.B.
Introduction by Field Marshall the late Right Hon. Viscount Wolseley.
London, 1918. Longmans, Green, and Co. 39 Paternoster Row. Printed in Colchester by Spottiswoode.
Volume 1. Second edition 1918. With portraits, maps and plans. pp 447.
Bright red cloth boards, of weak construction with no titles. Bowed to front. Spine is sunned; black titles. Good bindings with no obvious cracks. All pages tanned.
Ex-libris stamp to flysheet and owner signature: Owen. 17/4/19.
Grand frontispiece engraving of the great man, with tanned tissue guard.
The highlights are two fabulous maps of the Shenandoah (p214) and Virginia and Maryland, at fifteen miles to the inch (p447.)
Volume 2. Second edition 1918. With portraits, maps and plans. pp 528.
Very similar to vol one but not bowed. Again signed by the hand of Owen, 17/4/19.
b/w fold out maps of Richmond and Warrenton, Virginia et environs.
Fold out map on p 469 of the huge Frederiecksburg battlefield, showing the positions at 5.30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2nd, 1862.
Index to rear.
Both books give lurid accounts of the savagery and a death toll to match the Somme.