A very nice hardcover edition of a work normally found in rather tatty wraps; a series of essays exploring the military history and situation of the Nation's Capitol during the Civil War. Special attention is given to the city's security as it relates to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Benjamin, Marcus [ed.]. Washington During War Time. A Series of Papers showing the Military, Political, and Social Phases during 1861 to 1865. Official Souvenir of the Thirty-Sixth Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. Washington D. C. The National Tribune Co. 1902. 202pp.
Good + to very good; probably secondary cloth rather than publisher's. Very attractively done. Some light rubbing. Gutter exposed between frontis and title; else clean, crisp, and sound .