Maud of the Mississippi. A companion to Pauline of the Potomac. By Wesley Bradshaw

Philadelphia: C. W. Alexander & Co., 1864. First edition, 8vo, pp. [2], 21-30, [31-32], 39-52, [53-54], 61-74, [75-76], 85-100, irregular pagination, as published; 3 full-page woodcut illustrations; wrappers wanting; stab-sewn; some dampstaining throughout; lacks printed frontgispiece letter; otherwise good and sound. "A thrilling narrative of the adventures of Miss Pauline D'Estraye, a young and beautiful French lady, who, after performing the most heroic deeds in Virginia, in behalf of the Union, was sent officially to the Department of the Mississippi, where she rendered herself for ever famous by her conspicuous daring and bravery during the Vicksburg Campaign under Major-General U. S. Grant." A fictional account of a Civil War spy. Some believe the character of Maud of the Mississippi was based on the actress and Union spy Pauline Cushman (1835-1893). Wright II, 47. Item #57051

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