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The Resource Portals to hell : military prisons of the Civil War, Lonnie R. Speer

Portals to hell : military prisons of the Civil War, Lonnie R. Speer

Label
Portals to hell : military prisons of the Civil War
Title
Portals to hell
Title remainder
military prisons of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Lonnie R. Speer
Title variation
Military prisons of the Civil War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Speer, Lonnie R
Dewey number
973.7/71
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E615
LC item number
.S65 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
Label
Portals to hell : military prisons of the Civil War, Lonnie R. Speer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview on tragedy -- Makeshift prisons -- Life as a prisoner of war -- Prison creation -- Prisoner exchange -- Black soldiers and POWs -- Prison expansion -- The overseers -- The growing prison crisis -- Escape -- Prison compounds -- Release and revenge -- Epilogue: past and present -- Appendix A: The language of the prison camps -- Appendix B: Medical glossary -- Appendix C: Prison quick-reference guide
Control code
36817057
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 410 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780811703345
Lccn
97002719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Portals to hell : military prisons of the Civil War, Lonnie R. Speer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview on tragedy -- Makeshift prisons -- Life as a prisoner of war -- Prison creation -- Prisoner exchange -- Black soldiers and POWs -- Prison expansion -- The overseers -- The growing prison crisis -- Escape -- Prison compounds -- Release and revenge -- Epilogue: past and present -- Appendix A: The language of the prison camps -- Appendix B: Medical glossary -- Appendix C: Prison quick-reference guide
Control code
36817057
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 410 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780811703345
Lccn
97002719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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      38.710138 -90.311107
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