Border and Bastille
by George A. Lawrence
Publisher: W.I. Pooley & Co. 1863
Number of pages: 194
Published in 1863, this is the story of the author's adventurous trip from England to the Southern states during the War Between the States to serve in the Army of Northern Virginia. He was taken prisoner and only released on promising to return to England.
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