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History of Andersonville Prison

Ovid L. Futch

History of Andersonville Prison

by Ovid L. Futch

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisoners of war,
  • Prisoners and prisons,
  • Abuse of,
  • Social aspects,
  • Andersonville Prison,
  • Atrocities,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-142) and index.

    StatementOvid L. Futch ; with a new introduction by Michael P. Gray
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE612.A5 F8 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 146 p. :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25210113M
    ISBN 100813036917
    ISBN 109780813036915
    LC Control Number2010045380
    OCLC/WorldCa677975325

    One of the most notorious sites in American history, Andersonville Prison in southwest Georgia, accepted the first U.S. prisoners of war on this day in Andersonville -- built to h prisoners -- ended up holding three times that thanks to the halt of prisoner exchanges during Grant's campaign in Virginia. Conditions were bad at all Civil War prisons, North and South, but. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. History, Biography. The Art of War. The Art of War by Zi Sun Download Read more. A matter-of-fact, day-to-day telling of life at the Andersonville prison in Georgia during the Civil War. Upvote (0) Downvote (0) 07/08/ Popular.

    Jun 9, - Explore jvcarey's board "Andersonville Prison", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Andersonville prison, Andersonville, Prison pins. A History of Andersonville Prison Monuments Book Summary: In April , the nation learned of the atrocities and horrors of the southern prison camp at Andersonville, Georgia. An army expedition and Clara Barton identified the graves of the thirteen thousand who perished there and established the Andersonville National Cemetery.

    The Battle of Jonesboro, The Civil War and the Black Soldier & Andersonville Prison The Battle of Jonesboro The outcome of the battle of Jonesboro changed the course of history.   In April , the nation learned of the atrocities and horrors of the Southern prison camp at Andersonville, Georgia. An army expedition and Clara Barton identified the graves of the thirteen thousand who perished there and established the Andersonville National Cemetery.


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History of Andersonville Prison by Ovid L. Futch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Andersonville: Prison Commander Wirz Executed. On April 9,General Robert E. Lee () surrendered his Confederate forces to Ulysses Grant () at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia.

Journal of Southern History "Futch has carefully sifted through a host of unofficial memoirs, letters, and diaries as well as official records to develop an intriguing account of what happened at Andersonville."--Civil War History.

In Februaryfive hundred Union prisoners of war arrived at the Confederate stockade at Anderson Station Cited by:   In Februaryfive hundred Union prisoners of war arrived at the Confederate stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia.

Andersonville, as it was later known, would become legendary for its brutality and mistreatment, with the highest mortality rate--over 30 percent--of any Civil War prison.

Fourteen months later, 32, men were imprisoned : University Press of Florida. History of Andersonville Prison book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inthe Confederacy was compelled to relocate /5. Plan of prison grounds, NPS/Andersonville National Historic Site.

Commonly known as Andersonville, the military prison facility was officially named Camp Sumter, in honor of the county in which it was located. Construction of the camp began in early after the decision had been made to relocate Union prisoners to a more secure location.

The reader puts the book down at its end feeling that Kantor's message is that we must look at "the philosophy of history" in order to learn from it.

An interesting fact is that the prison at Andersonville was the reason that the Geneva Convention was created in /4(). Andersonville is a novel by MacKinlay Kantor concerning the Confederate prisoner of war camp, Andersonville prison, during the American Civil War (–). The novel was originally published inand won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year.

Andersonville was the name of a Confederate prison carved out of the timber of northeast Georgia. This book was a most distressing tale of POW Unionists enclosed inside the walls of 20 acres. At one t men were there/5(). Andersonville prison ceased to exist when the War ended in April Some former prisoners remained in Federal service, but most returned to the civilian occupations they had before the War.

During July and AugustClara Barton, along with a detachment of laborers and soldiers, and former prisoner Dorence Atwater, came to Andersonville.

Book Summary: The title of this book is History of Andersonville Prison and it was written by Ovid L. Futch, Michael P. Gray (Introduction). This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $   Civil War History In Februaryfive hundred Union prisoners of war arrived at the Confederate stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia.

Andersonville, as it was later known, would become legendary for its brutality and mistreatment, with the highest mortality rate--over 30 percent--of any Civil War prison. Private Hitchcock was just 20 years old when he found himself at Andersonville Prison. When captured, he was a two-year veteran of the 21st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, where he had served in Company A with his older brother, Henry, a three-year veteran.

Get this from a library. History of Andersonville prison. [Ovid L Futch; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- In Februaryfive hundred Union prisoners of war arrived at the Confederate stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia.

Andersonville, as it was later known, would become legendary for its brutality. Get this from a library. History of Andersonville Prison. [Ovid L Futch] -- "In Februaryfive hundred Union prisoners of war arrived at the Confederate stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia. Andersonville, as it was later known, would become legendary for its brutality.

History of Andersonville Prison argues that the atrocities that occurred there were based on the "Confederate scarcity of men, provisions, tools, and supplies" ().

Futch also feels that the prisoners of Andersonville suffered as a result from "quarrels and contentions [from Confederate leaders] and the `gross mismanagement and want of system. Andersonville prison, or Camp Sumter as it was officially known, lives in eternal memory as the site where more t of the Union's prisoner of war dead — almost fifty per cent of the total — suffered and died at the hands of system that was either overwhelmed by the numbers taken from the battlefields, or overruled by the callous.

There were approximately twenty people living in the town of Andersonville so opposition to the prison was nil.

The property owner, Benjamin B. Dykes, received $ per year for the use of the land. The site was selected and named Camp Sumter for the county it was located in.

Soon the prison was simply known as Andersonville. LibriVox recording of Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead by John L. Ransom. Read in English by David Wales John L.

Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War and a Union prisoner in the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. - Explore Jo Branham's board "Andersonville Prison", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Andersonville prison, Andersonville, Prisoner of war camp pins. On this day inthe first Union inmates begin arriving at Andersonville prison, which was still under construction in southern onville became synonymous with death as.

Acceptable. History of Andersonville Prison by Ovid L. Futch. Binding: Paperback. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book.

Istextbook: No. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend.Andersonville Prison Lists of the Dead "Andersonville Diary, Escape, and List of the Dead: With Name, Co., Regiment, Date of Death and No. of Grave in .In FebruaryUnion prisoners of war arrived at the Confederate stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia.

Andersonville, as it was later known, would become legendary for its brutality and mistreatment, with the highest mortality rate--more than 30 percent--of any Civil War prison. Fourteen months la men were imprisoned there.