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4 edition of In and out of Andersonville prison. found in the catalog.

In and out of Andersonville prison.

by William Franklin Lyon

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Published by G. Harland Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Andersonville Prison,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE612.A5 L9 1907
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p.
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6104377M
      LC Control Number51051247
      OCLC/WorldCa6281157

        @Gary Morgan is proud to launch his book: Andersonville Raiders: Yankee versus Yankee in the Civil War’s Most Notorious Prison Camp Published 3/15/ Launched on CWT on 3/31/ Buy it on Amazon It was the most witnessed execution in US history. On the evening of J , six men.   This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The author, when very young, engaged in journalistic work, until the drum of the recruiting officer called him to join the ranks of his country's defenders.4/5(3).

        An explosive novel of the Civil War about one man’s escape from a notorious Confederate prison campand his dramatic return to save his Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his soldiers. As others die around them, Nathan and his men hatch a daring plan to allow him to escape through a 5/5(1). Professor Carole Emberton talked about Andersonville Prison, the Confederate Civil War military prison wh Union soldiers died, and the trial of its commander, Henry also spoke.

      RESEARCHING ANDERSONVILLE PRISONERS, GUARDS, AND OTHERS by Robert S. Davis BACKGROUND: Confederate Camp Sumter, Andersonville Post Office, Anderson Station, on the Sumter-Macon County line, served as a prison camp from late February to early May Today, Andersonville National Historic Site, CemeteryFile Size: KB. This book has to do with the guilt or innocence of Major Henry Wirz, commander of Andersonville prison. James Paige a prisoner of the prison bends over backwards to exonerate the Major. He makes the case that prisoners and guards alike faced short rations and deplorable conditions.


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In and out of Andersonville prison by William Franklin Lyon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Horrors of Andersonville: Life and Death Inside a Civil War Prison (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Upper Grades) by Catherine Gourley | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 7. Andersonville: Prison Commander Wirz Executed. On April 9,General Robert E. Lee () surrendered his Confederate forces to Ulysses Grant () at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia.

The reader puts the book down at its end feeling that Kantor's message is that we must look at "the philosophy of history" in order to learn from it.

An interesting fact is that the prison at Andersonville was the reason that the Geneva Convention was created in /4(). The book focuses on the atrocities of the Andersonville POW camp from the Civil War.

Because so In and out of Andersonville prison. book occurred there, it certainly filled the book with a different side of the Civil War, one in which men taken prisoner were subjected to more atrocities than they might have been subjected to if they had never been captured by Confederates/5.

Even before the movie, "Andersonville," which featured an escape from the prison stockade, tales of tunnels and runaway prisoners being tracked by hounds are nearly as old as the prison itself.

The Wirz Trial was filled with testimony about the techniques used to track down escaped prisoners and the punishments doled out those recaptured. The book revolves mainly around a farmer near Andersonville prison.

The book does not even describe the prison at the end of the war or the hanging of prison commandant Henry Wertz. I drive over the road and have actually listened to a hour book in one sitting, but it took me nearly two months to finish this long, full book.

the parts of the. Page - When I first went into the prison," says Mr. Buckingham, "on the first of May,the hospital was inside the stockade, half of it on one side of the stream that ran in our midst, and half on the other side.

The condition of things was horrible in the extreme. A single glimpse of things within was enough to make a man sick. He could but turn away in loathing and disgust, from the. Detroit: Geo. Harland Co. Publishers, Original wraps.

The uncommon original edition of this memoir by W.F. Lyon of his time during the Civil War spent as a Union prisoner of the Confederacy at Andersonville Prison in Andersonville, Georgia.

Tight and VG in its dark-gray printed wrappers, with chipping including a bit of paper loss at the spine ends and along the panel edges, and. 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.

Walks and talks which explore the history of Andersonville and prisoners of war are offered as staffing allows. Please ask about the program schedule at the visitor center when you arrive or check out our schedule of events. Teachers and School Groups Interested in bringing a classroom to Andersonville National Historic Site.

Andersonville prison ceased to exist when the War ended in April Some former prisoners remained in Federal service, but most returned to the civilian occupations they had before the War.

During July and AugustClara Barton, along with a detachment of laborers and soldiers, and former prisoner Dorence Atwater, came to Andersonville.

Andersonville was the name of a Confederate prison carved out of the timber of northeast Georgia. This book was a most distressing tale of POW Unionists enclosed inside the walls of 20 acres.

At one t men were there. They were given NO shelter and the food was a half a loaf of corn bread per day, but not real corn bread/5. These turned out to be unnecessary. Following Sherman's capture of Atlanta, the majority of the camp's prisoners were transferred to a new facility at Millen, GA.

In latewith Sherman moving toward Savannah, some of the prisoners were transferred back to. March 24 - Digging a tunnel to get out of this place. Prison getting filthy.

Prisoners somewhat to blame for it. Good many dying, and they are those who take no care of themselves, drink poor water, etc. March 25 - Lieut. Piersons is no longer in command of the prison, but instead a Capt.

Wirtz. Came inside to-day and looked us over. Today in Andersonville History. Confederate Sergeant Edward C. Turner takes charge of the bloodhounds, one of the most controversial duties on post, due to accusations by some of the prisoners that the dogs not only track down but attack and maim escapees, under orders of Captain and Interior Prison Commandant Henry Wirz.

The Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia, preserves the former Andersonville Prison (also known as Camp Sumter), a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final fourteen months of the American Civil of the site lies in southwestern Macon County, adjacent to the east side of the town of well as the former prison, the site Location: Macon / Sumter counties, Georgia, United States.

Andersonville was a prison for enlisted soldiers; II officers, after the first few months, were confined at Macon. The first contingent of prisoners, men from Belle Isle outside Richmond, arrived at the camp on Februbefore the prison was completed.

In the File Size: 5MB. the prison camp at andersonville Included in this book are short histories of the other Civil War prison camps and entries from the diaries of some of the prisoners.

In the very beginning of the Civil War, prisoners of war were exchanged right on the battlefield, a private for a private, a sergeant for a sergeant and a captain for a captain. - Explore pazuzureturns's board "Andersonville Prison" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Andersonville prison, Prison and Prisoners of war pins. Andersonville is a historical novel of the Confederate prisoner of war camp in Anderson, Georgia. Kantor had studied the Civil War and Andersonville for 25 years prior to writing the novel. He states in his five-page bibliography that ” Andersonville is a work of fiction, but is presented as an accurate history of the Andersonville prison ”Author: Richard Isakson.

Andersonville is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United of the census, the city had a population of It is located in the southwest part of the state, approximately 60 miles (97 km) southwest of Macon on the Central of Georgia railroad.

During the American Civil War, it was the site of a prisoner-of-war camp, which is now Andersonville National Historic : Sumter. Well I loaded up the 3 kiddos and headed out to Andersonville today Weather was nice 65 degrees and not a cloud in the sky.

It’s about a 50 minute drive from our house, and ever since we moved to Georgia in October I’ve been itching to get a trip over to Andersonville Prison.The stream, Andersonville’s only water source, was used communally for bathing, a latrine, and laundry by everyone in the prison yard, which made it far from sanitary.

Food consisted of scant helpings of moldy corn bread, and weevil-filled spoiled pork.