A Young Dutchman Views Post–Civil War America: Diary of by Claude August Crommelin,H. Roger Grant,Augustus J.

By Claude August Crommelin,H. Roger Grant,Augustus J. Veenendaal Jr.

Not lengthy after the top of the yank Civil battle, a filthy rich younger Dutchman through the identify of Claude August Crommelin launched into a travel of the younger state, traveling New England, the center Atlantic States, the higher Mississippi Valley, and the war-ravaged South. His relations connections allowed him to fulfill very important humans, and his pursuits in undefined, politics, and public associations led him to monitor what others would possibly not have spotted. His meticulously stored magazine finds an inquisitive visitor with a prepared eye for aspect and a genial writing kind. to be had in English for the 1st time, Crommelin’s publication offers an illuminating outsider's account of the USA at a pivotal aspect in its history.

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