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The Resource Captives in gray : the Civil War prisons of the Union, Roger Pickenpaugh

Captives in gray : the Civil War prisons of the Union, Roger Pickenpaugh

Label
Captives in gray : the Civil War prisons of the Union
Title
Captives in gray
Title remainder
the Civil War prisons of the Union
Statement of responsibility
Roger Pickenpaugh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Perhaps no topic is more heated, and the sources more tendentious, than that of Civil War prisons and the treatment of prisoners of war (POWs). Partisans of each side, then and now, have vilified the other for maltreatment of their POWs, while seeking to excuse their own distressing record of prisoner of war camp mismanagement, brutality, and incompetence. It is only recently that historians have turned their attention to this contentious topic in an attempt to sort the wheat of truth from the chaff of partisan rancor. Roger Pickenpaugh has previously studied a Union prison camp in careful deta
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pickenpaugh, Roger
Dewey number
973.7/71
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E615
LC item number
.P53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Military prisons
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Armed Forces
  • Military prisons
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
Label
Captives in gray : the Civil War prisons of the Union, Roger Pickenpaugh
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-278) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Arrangements should be at once made" : plans and prisoners, 1861 -- "I fear they will prove an elephant" : the first wave of prisoners, 1862 -- "All seem rejoiced at the idea of going" : prisoner exchange, 1862-63 -- "In view of the awful vortex" : the collapse of the cartel and the second wave of prisoners -- "The first time I ever desired to be in a penitentiary" : capture and transport -- "Nothing to do & nothing to do it with" : the constant battle with boredom -- "i had rather bee hear then to bee a marching" : keepers in blue -- "Don't be so hasty and you may get out" : the possibility of escape -- "Almost starving in a land of plenty" : rations and retaliation -- "Inevitable death awaited its victims" : the health of the prisoners -- "Our honor could in no way be compromised" : the road to release
Control code
680433381
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817390181
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680433381
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Captives in gray : the Civil War prisons of the Union, Roger Pickenpaugh
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-278) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Arrangements should be at once made" : plans and prisoners, 1861 -- "I fear they will prove an elephant" : the first wave of prisoners, 1862 -- "All seem rejoiced at the idea of going" : prisoner exchange, 1862-63 -- "In view of the awful vortex" : the collapse of the cartel and the second wave of prisoners -- "The first time I ever desired to be in a penitentiary" : capture and transport -- "Nothing to do & nothing to do it with" : the constant battle with boredom -- "i had rather bee hear then to bee a marching" : keepers in blue -- "Don't be so hasty and you may get out" : the possibility of escape -- "Almost starving in a land of plenty" : rations and retaliation -- "Inevitable death awaited its victims" : the health of the prisoners -- "Our honor could in no way be compromised" : the road to release
Control code
680433381
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817390181
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680433381
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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