Edmonston Publishing Inc.
The White House connectionAt first glance this appears to be a book with no clear raison d'etre, other than being about the Civil War, a subject of such endless fascination to American readers that, as one current historical authority has put it, no book....
"The Telegraph Goes to War: The Personal Diary of David Homer Bates, Lincoln's Telegraph Operator,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol6/iss4/27