Description[Abraham H. Yeager]. Jacob Klodsloe, One of the Nobodies: How He Came Home from the War - How He Grew Up and Into It. Cleburne, Texas: A. H. Yeager, publisher (T. L. Saunders, printer), 1899. First edition. 129pp. Original wrappers, though the front wrapper is affixed to a newer cover.
An autobiographical story of a Confederate soldier from Washington County, Tennessee including his Civil War experiences such as his capture at Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, his incarceration as a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, Illinois, his journey home, and, after reflecting on his childhood in east Tennessee, how he came to join an infantry company as the war began. Yeager (1842-1940) served with the 29th Tennessee Infantry (Confederate) until his capture. After the war, he went home to Tennessee to practice law and then moved to Texas, where he worked as a newspaperman and farmer in Johnson County, Texas.
OCLC locates ten copies, but only one in Tennessee (Knox County Public). Not in Nevins, Eicher, or Broadfoot.
Condition: The book shows some wear and soiling.
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