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Confederate Prisoners at Fort Delaware : The Legend of Mistreatment Reexamined - (Paperback)

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During the Civil War, each side accused the other of mistreating prisoners of war. Today, most historians believe there was systemic and deliberate mistreatment of POWs by one or both sides yet many base their conclusions on anecdotal evidence, much of it from postwar writings. Drawing on contemporaneous prisoner diaries and Union Army documents (some newly discovered), the author presents a fresh and detailed study of supposed prisoner mistreatment at Fort Delaware—one of the largest Union prison camps—and draws some surprising conclusions, some of which have implications for the entire Union prison camp system.
Number of Pages: 141
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Joel D. Citron
Language: English
Street Date: August 19, 2018
TCIN: 52913741
UPC: 9781476669229
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-1591
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