Andersonvilles of the North : The Myths and Realities of Northern Treatment of Civil War Confederate Prisoners
By: Gillispie, James M.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Denton : University of North Texas Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (295 p.).ISBN: 9781574413700.Subject(s): Military prisons -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century | Military prisons -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century | Military prisons -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Prisoners of war -- Confederate States of America -- History -- 19th century | Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Prisoners of war -- United States -- Mortality -- History -- 19th century | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons | United States. Army -- Prisons -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Andersonvilles of the North : The Myths and Realities of Northern Treatment of Civil War Confederate PrisonersDDC classification: 973.7/71 | 973.771 LOC classification: E615 .G55 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Half Title; Title Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Servants of the Devil and Jeff Davis; 2. The Lost Cause and the Southern Side of the POW Debate; 3. Continuity and Change; 4. Union Policies Regarding Prisoners of War; Photo Section; 5. Federal Policies at the Four Major Prisons in Illinois and Indiana; 6. Federal Policies at the Major Ohio Prisons; 7. Point Lookout, Fort Delaware, and Elmira; 8. The Omnipresent Specter of Disease; Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Bibliography; Index
Argues that the image of Union prison officials as negligent and cruel to Confederate prisoners is severely flawed. This study presents a less negative, picture of Northern prison life.
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