Nurse and Spy in the Union Army: comprising the adventures and experiences of a woman in hospitals, camps and battle-fields. By S. E. Emma Edmonds. Hartford, Conn., published by W. S. Williams & Co, 1866. With (13) Illustrations. Frontispiece engraved on steel by Geo. E. Perine. 12 disguises and other scenes, drawn and engraved on wood by R. O'Brien. 8°, ca. 21,5 x 14 cm, 384 p., original-leather. Printed by Wiley, Waterman, & Eaton, Hartford. To the sick and wounded soldiers of the Army of the Potomac, this volume is respectfully inscribed by the author. Publishers' Notice: "The 'Nurse and Spy' is simply a record of events which have transpired in the experience and under the observation of one who has been on the field and participated in numerous battles - among which are the first and second Bull Run, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, the seven days in front of Richmond, Antietam, and Fredericksburg, - serving in the capacity of 'Spy' and as 'Field Nurse' for over two years. The illustrations: Portrait of the author / Hospital tree at Fair Oaks / Catering for hospital / Disguised as a contraband / Making hoe-cake for a sick rebel / Acting orderly on the battle-field / Riding for Life / Relief for the famishing / Disguised as female contraband / An interesting patient / Playing Possum / Paying a debt of gratitude / Bursting of a shell in Vicksburg. Dedicated on the first leave: To Therese Rosenfeld with love from her aunt J. R., New York, January 22, 1867. Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und blindgeprägtem Deckel. Widmung auf fliegendem Blatt, Kanten etwas berieben, papierbedingt gebräunt, wenige Seiten im Randbereich etwas fleckig, sonst gut erhalten.
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