John Ransom was a 20-year-old Union soldier when he became a prisoner of war in 1863. In his unforgettable diary, Ransom reveals the true story of his day-to-day struggle in the worst of Confederate prison camps--where hundreds of prisoners died daily. Ransom's story of survival is, according to Publishers Weekly, "a great adventure ... observant, eloquent, and moving."
|Publisher:||John L. Ransom|
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Very insightful into the horrible conditions encountered by the thousand of prisoners that were held captive. The author was a prisoner for 14 months and shared his experiences of captivity and escape just as Sherman was approaching Savannah.
This is a must read for Civil War history buffs.