An Aftermath of Appamattox : A Memoir

By: Mitchell, Samuel Chiles. Edited By George Sinclair Mitchell

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Atlanta, Georgia: Self-published, 1954. First, limited edition, one of 150 mimeographed copies. Personal memoirs of a man born in 1864 while his parents were on the run from Memphis during the Civil War. This is a story of the years after the war, up through World War I and beyond until the author finished the manuscript in 1942 and later died in 1948. It is not a happy story, and is filled with outspoken political commentary by a man who experienced the tumultous years after the war - "The effects of the Civil War, by wrecking my father's family, have dogged my footsteps even to the present day, seventy-eight years after Appamattox. Such is the long-drawn aftermath of war". Blue softcover over an Acco-fastened binding with a binding of dark blue binder's tape, front cover label, 259 pages. Covers are quite soiled and the tape is split at the edges, some shelfwear. Fastener is rusted and endpapers lightly foxed. No names or other markings. Internally clean.. First, Limited Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.

Title: An Aftermath of Appamattox : A Memoir

Author Name: Mitchell, Samuel Chiles. Edited By George Sinclair Mitchell

Categories: American History and Biography,

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Self-published: 1954

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 002321

Keywords: 19TH CENTURY RECONSTRUCTION SOUTHERN UNITED STATES SOUTH MEMOIR HISTORY SELF-PUBLISHED