New York: J. P. Robens, Publisher, 1865. , 424 pages,  pages of author advertisements, . Blue pebble cloth hardcover with blind stamped design on the boards. Gilt lettered title and illustration on the spine. Cloth is rubbed at the head and base of the spine. Corners of the boards are worn, exposed.
Nevins I page 10 - "One of the rare published accounts of Camps Groce and Ford by a prolific writer; unimpassioned and well written; Jenkins Basic Texas Books #47 - "The best account of Prison life in Texas during the Civil War, this is also one of the few good contemporary accounts of the impact of the war in Texas." Item #100774