"...valuable addition to Civil War collections...covers both captors and captives, as well as escapes and rescues...provides just enough background to orient the less sophisticated Civil War buff and for the most part lets the narrators...speak for themselves. They do so eloquently....There was less brutality than there was a shortage of supplies, a lack of foresight, and gross negligence."Booklist. "...provides easy access to the details of the lives of prisoners-of-war in the Civil War....A unique, useful resource."SLJ. "This excellent chronicle provides insights into the experiences of the Civil War prisoners of war (POWs) of both sides...."Military Review. 424 pages, 23 b/w illus., 7 X 10.
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