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Soldiers" letters, from camp, battlefield and prison

by Lydia Minturn Post

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Published by Bunce & Huntington in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lydia Minturn Post ; published for the U.S. Sanitary Commission.
    ContributionsUnited States Sanitary Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination472 p. ;
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23666120M

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    With reference to Civil War soldiers' diaries, letters, and memoirs, this book asks how clergy shaped these practices; how they might have differed from camp to battlefield, hospital, or prison; and how this experience affected postbellum religious belief and practice.   The Dark Hole: Civil War Prison Camps At first, soldiers from both North and South return to their regiments in prisoner-of-war exchanges. But when officials end the old system in hopes of diminishing the slaughter, captured soldiers face death in the prison camps.

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I enjoyed this concise and diverse collection of Civil War letters and the illustrations that accompany it. I think that its brevity and the balance of letters from enlisted men, generals, President Lincoln, and family members at home make it ideal for the general reader/5(18). Get this from a library.

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battlefield and prison book Hardcover. First edition. pps. with engraved first title blue cloth with spine lettering gilt, vintage but presumed not contemporary with the book. Published in the closing days of the Civil War, this collection of extracts from letters and diaries of soldiers, officers and leaders, gleaned mostly from.

The camp was home to thousands of prisoners of war right up until The letter is from Rifleman G Jenner and was sent to Mrs Guy in Milton Abbas, which is a town in the north of Dorset county. It is thought that Mrs Guy was a family member of Mr Jenner, but it is not thought to be his mother since he states in the letter that his mother has.

SOLDIERS' LETTERS contains more than individual letters in total, each providing a fascinating personal glimpse into the conditions endured by Civil War soldiers on the battlefield, in camp and even in the despair of prison. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Military career. The son of Union brigadier general Abram Duryee, Jacob Eugene Duryée served at the start of the Civil War as a private in the 7th New York State Militia then was commissioned as a lieutenant and later captain in his father's regiment, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (known as the "Duryee Zouaves"), before Colonel Duryée became a Allegiance: United States of America.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Civil War Letters: From Home, Camp and Battlefield by Bob Blaisdell at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Dover Publications. In essence, the soldiers are telling their own stories. What makes this publication a unique read for Civil War enthusiasts.

NW: This book focuses on the lives of a few soldiers in one company. It traces these men from enlistment to death and they relate their experiences from as soldiers in camp, battle and prison. This fascinating anthology commemorates the th anniversary of the Civil War with heartfelt letters by Union and Confederate sympathizers and soldiers of all ranks.

Authentic illustrations accompany insightful missives by Lincoln, several generals (including Grant, Lee, Butler, Jackson, and Sherman), Walt Whitman, Jefferson Davis, and many of /5.

Union soldier in the th New York Infantry Regiment; from Pulaski (Oswego Co.), N.Y. Whitney's Civil War diary concerns camp life; religion in the army; the participation of the th Regiment in the siege of Port Hudson, La., in ; and Whitney's service as a guard at Fort Jefferson, a prison for Confederates in the Dry Tortugas, Fla.,including a Author: Elizabeth Dunn.

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Details * or Cancel. American Civil War Prison Camps were operated by both the Union and the Confederacy to handle thesoldiers captured during the war from to The Record and Pension Office in countedNortherners who were captured. In most were immediately paroled; after the parole exchange system broke down inabout.

Confederate soldiers usually had to forage for fresh vegetables. During the deprivations of the Atlanta Campaign, one Johnny Reb wrote, “Our men get a vegetable diet by cooking up polk, potato tops, May pop vines, kurlip weed, lambs quarter, thistle and a hundred kind of weeds I always thought poison.

Civil War prison camps were notoriously filthy and disease-ridden camps, warehouses, forts and prisons that held an estimatedcaptured Civil War soldiers, as well as spies and political prisoners, during the war.

Some of these prisoners included members of John Wilkes Booth’s family, who were held at the Old Capital Prison in Washington D.C. .SOLDIERS'LETTERS.

CAMP,BATTLE-FIELDANDPRISON. "Tothee,Odear,dearcountry Mineeyestheirvigilskeep Forverylove,beholding Thyhappyname,theyweep Thementionofthyglory.