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Scraps from the Prison Table, at Camp Chase and Johnson's Island, by Joe Barbiere, Lieut. Col. CSA, 1868, W.W.H. Davis, Doylestown, Pa. Embossed brown cloth boards. Includes frontice map, "Plan of Johnson's Island Prison" and seven illustrations including "Murder of Lieut. Gibson", "Brownlow at Camp Chase", "Whipping Negroes in Illinois" and "Hanging up a Prisoner by the Thumbs." 397 pp. 9" x 6". Joseph Barbiere (1831-1892) was born in New York and grew up in New Orleans and Memphis Tennessee. He became an editor in Memphis before joining the Confederate army. He was captured in April of 1862 and sent to Johnson's Island, where he recorded his experiences (which later became this book). In the fall of 1862, he was exchanged, returned home, and promoted. In 1864, he attained the rank of Colonel in an Alabama unit known as Barbiere's Reserve Cavalry. Condition: Shelf wear with fading and some staining to spine and boards, scattered foxing to interior pages and some moisture stains affecting edges of illustrations.