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  • Author:
    Douglas J. Savage
  • ISBN:
    0791054284
  • ISBN13:
    978-0791054284
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    Chelsea House Pub (April 1, 2000)
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    History
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American Civil War Prison Camps were operated by both the Union and the Confederacy to handle the 409,000 soldiers captured during the war from 1861 to 1865.

American Civil War Prison Camps were operated by both the Union and the Confederacy to handle the 409,000 soldiers captured during the war from 1861 to 1865. The Record and Pension Office in 1901 counted 211,000 Northerners who were captured. In 1861-63 most were immediately paroled; after the parole exchange system broke down in 1863, about 195,000 went to prison camps. Some tried to escape but few succeeded.

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Start by marking Prison Camps in the Civil War as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This book operates from the author's contention that the conditions in prison camps both North and South during the Civil War can only be compared to the brutality of concentration camps of World War II and similar prison systems, and that seems a It would be easy to fault a short book like this one for not being as detailed as one. would wish, but as a book that seeks to convey the brutal, even savage, conditions of Civil War prisons to a young audience, this book deserves considerable praise.

Describes the situation of prisoners in the Civil War, the 150 Federal and Confederate prison camps where they were held, and their . The system of incarceration as it existed during this tumultuous period. Format:Library Binding.

Describes the situation of prisoners in the Civil War, the 150 Federal and Confederate prison camps where they were held, and their care. ISBN13:9780791054284. Release Date:March 2000.

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Andersonville Prison, Civil War Books, Fort Sumter, Civil War Photos, American Civil War, American History, Historical Fiction, World History, Family Roots. Civil War - Chicago Camp Douglas. Stephen Douglas Monument, 1907 - located at 636 E. 35th Street in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois (part of the city's Douglas community), near the site of the Union Army and prisoner of war Camp Douglas.

The Civil War in the United States began in 1861, after decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion. Eleven southern states seceded from the Union to form the Confederacy. Ultimately more than 620,000 Americans' lives were lost in the four-year war that ended in a Confederate defeat.

Waves of disease ripped through the population. In the month before Cottenham arrived at the prison mine, pneumonia and tuberculosis sickened dozens

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery' In Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon of the Wall Street Journal argues that slavery did not end in the United States with the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862. He writes that it continued for another 80 years, in what he calls an "Age of Neoslavery. Waves of disease ripped through the population. In the month before Cottenham arrived at the prison mine, pneumonia and tuberculosis sickened dozens. Within his first four weeks, six died. Before the year was over, almost sixty men forced into Slope 12 were dead of disease, accidents, or homicide.

Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History by Theodore J. Karamanski . David Keller founded the Camp Douglas Restoration Foundation in 2010. This book provides insight into a part of the War Between the States that is often overlooked, prisoner of war camps

Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). This book provides insight into a part of the War Between the States that is often overlooked, prisoner of war camps. Being from the South, I knew almost nothing about Camp Douglas. David Keller provides extensive details about all aspects of camp life, and death.

The American Civil War of 1861-1865 was a conflict between the Northern and Southern citizens brought about by. .

The American Civil War of 1861-1865 was a conflict between the Northern and Southern citizens brought about by sharp differences on political and economic issues between the two sections. In the North it was known to the generation that fought it as the War of the Rebellion, this indicating the official view that it was a revolt against the government of the United States. The actual causes of the war extended far back in the history of the Republic and resulted from an accentuation of the sectional grievances not resolved in nearly half a century of negotiation.

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Civil War United States History Books. Andersonville Prison: The History of the Civil War's Most Notorious Prison Camp. gloery to describe this hell on earth where it takes 7 of its ocupiants to make a shadow.

The Civil War is one of the most important events in the history of the . At the infamous Camp Sumter prison camp in Georgia, prisoners were described as walking skeletons.

The Civil War is one of the most important events in the history of the United States. It had many important repercussions which went on to have a deep and long lasting impact on the nation. The American Civil War remains the deadliest battle for the country with estimated deaths between 600,000 and 800,000. The war claimed close to 50 percent more American lives than World War 2, and 5 to 6 times more lives than World War 1. The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest of all claiming close to 50,000 casualties followed by Chickamauga and Spotsylvania.

Describes the situation of prisoners in the Civil War, the 150 Federal and Confederate prison camps where they were held, and their care.

SadLendy
I have read many histories by different authors about the Civil War, but this one concentrated on the devastatingly terrible conditions in the prisons of both the North and the South. The longer the war went on, the worse they became, in part because food was scarce for everyone, so the prisoners were dying of starvation and diseases related to lack of sustenance. It's photos are graphic and shocking. But if you want to know how it was, this book tells you.
Malanim
A book for third graders. Very disappointing
Kirizius
Great book at a unbeatable price.