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Civil War diary; Sumter to Andersonville

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Rutherford [N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • James, Frederic Augustus, 1832-1864.,
    • James, Frederic Augustus, 1832-1864 -- Diaries.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Jefferson J. Hammer.
      ContributionsHammer, Jefferson J., ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE611 .J34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p.
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5282273M
      ISBN 10083861079X
      LC Control Number72000417


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Ransom. Read in English by David Wales John L. Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War and a Union prisoner in the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia.

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Andersonville prison, or Camp Sumter as it was officially known, lives in eternal memory as the site where more t of the Union's prisoner of war dead — almost fifty per cent of the total — suffered and died at the hands of system that was either overwhelmed by the numbers taken from the battlefields, or overruled by the callous.

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Whitenack, David S. "Reminiscences of the Civil War: Andersonville." Indiana Magazine of Hist no. 2 (): LC catalog record. This diary, kept by Civil War Sgt. John L. Ransom of Jackson while he was a prisoner of war at Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville Prison, became an important part of Civil War.

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Book & Movie Discussion Tent: 0: Civil War Diary; Sumter to Andersonville (Book): James, Frederic Augustus. A Time Line for Andersonville Prison in the Civil War - June to December This timeline covers the last six months of for Andersonville.

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Captives in Blue, a study of Union prisoners in Confederate prisons, is a companion to Roger Pickenpaugh's earlier groundbreaking book Captives in Gray: The Civil War Prisons of the Union, rounding out his examination of Civil War prisoner of war June ofonly a few weeks after the first shots at Fort Sumter ignited the Civil War, Union prisoners of war began to arrive in.

With the nationally followed trial of Captain Wirz from August to October ofCamp Sumter's infamous reputation began its advance to the forefront of the American public's memory of Civil War prisons.

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When black Union soldier Barclay Lourdes arrives at the prisoner-of-war camp, which is attached to the town of Andersonville, he's not quite ready for the overcrowded hell that greets.

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This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss Sn (v. 5, p. ). Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox Date: