Washington, D.C: January 16, 1865 [the book: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1930].
3pp. Tipped into a copy of Thomas F. Madigan's Word Shadows of the Great, number 82 of 300 signed copies of the Collector's Edition. To Ulysses S. Grant. The letter in fine condition. The book bound in the publisher's white paper-backed boards, minor soiling to spine Item #323683
Laugel (1830-) would publish an account of the war, including his experience among Grant's army in January 1865, titled Etats-Unis Pendant la Guerre. For an English translation of the portion of the work covering his visit to the army, see Joyaux, Georges J. “Auguste Laugel Visits the Army of the Potomac.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 69, no. 4, 1961, pp. 469–488.
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