Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Serial Edition1865
The Capture, Sack, and Destruction of the City of Columbia
Columbia Daily Phoenix
Serialized in multiple installments from 21 March 1865-10 April 1865. The Daily Phoenix was a short-lived, Simms-edited newspaper that began after the burning of Columbia, largely for Simms to publish this account.

First Edition1865
Sack and Destruction of the City of Columbia, S.C.
Power Press of Daily Phœnix
Printed as a small-circulation pamphlet. This is the only printing until 21st century reprints.
Edition: 1, Printing: 1