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Camp Chase and the Evolution of Union Prison Policy.

By: Pickenpaugh, Roger.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (190 p.).ISBN: 9780817380359.Subject(s): Camp Chase (Ohio) - Administration - History | Camp Chase (Ohio) - History | Ohio - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Prisoners and prisons | Prisoners of war - Ohio - History - 19th century | Prisoners of war | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Prisoners and prisonsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Camp Chase and the Evolution of Union Prison PolicyDDC classification: 973.7/72 | 973.772 LOC classification: E616.C4 | P535 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Training Camp; 2. Improvised Prison Camp; 3. Parole Camp; 4. Exchange and Escape; 5. The Search for Stability; 6. The Lives of the Prisoners; 7. The Health of the Prisoners; 8. "i think i feel a change"; Afterword: Keeping Alive the Memory; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index
Summary: Camp Chase was a major Union POW camp and also served at various times as a Union military training facility and as quarters for Union soldiers who had been taken prisoner by the Confederacy and released on parole or exchanged. As such, this careful, thorough, and objective examination of the history and administration of the camp will be of true significance in the literature on the Civil War.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Training Camp; 2. Improvised Prison Camp; 3. Parole Camp; 4. Exchange and Escape; 5. The Search for Stability; 6. The Lives of the Prisoners; 7. The Health of the Prisoners; 8. "i think i feel a change"; Afterword: Keeping Alive the Memory; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index

Camp Chase was a major Union POW camp and also served at various times as a Union military training facility and as quarters for Union soldiers who had been taken prisoner by the Confederacy and released on parole or exchanged. As such, this careful, thorough, and objective examination of the history and administration of the camp will be of true significance in the literature on the Civil War.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

Roger Pickenpaugh is retired history teacher. He is the author of Captives in Gray: The Civil War Prisons of the Union and Captives in Blue: The Civil War Prisons of the Confederacy .

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