Title My Dear Emma: war letters of Col. James K. Edmondson, 1861-1865
Book Condition Fine
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo 8" - 9" tall
Publisher Verona, Virginia McClure Press 1978
Seller ID 341576
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Contains the wartime letters to and between Colonel James K. Edmondson and his wife, Emma. First Edition hardcover copy at 151 pp. Portrait at frontis, portraits and plates throughout. Mentioned by Dornbusch in Volume IV of the Military History biography. Edmondson, a prominent Lexington, Kentucky, citizen, wrote to his wife about his time in the Rockbridge Rifles and Stonewall Brigade. James Kerr Edmondson (1832-1898) was a Confederate officer, judge, businessman, politician, and university trustee, of Lexington, Va. In the letters, Edmondson describes his experience serving in the 27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Stonewall Brigade. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.
Charles W. Turner|James K. Edmondson|Civil War