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Military prisons

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85107017

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Stephen E. Payne recollection of Confederate prisons

 Collection — Box 65
Identifier: MS-SC1153
Scope and Contents Recollection written at Mattoon, Illinois describing his experiences at Belle Isle and the trip to Andersonville, the food they were given, treatment by guards, his experience in the hospital with scurvy and the circumstances of the exchange.
Dates: Created: November 14, 1867

Winfield Scott Neely reminiscences of Confederate prisons

 Collection — Box 62
Identifier: MS-SC1095
Scope and Contents Memoir of his time spent in these prisons, describes the prisons' physical characteristics, their rules, the differences in rules and treatment of the prisoners, and the psychological coping methods of the prisoners. Describes incidents of efforts to avoid starvation or freezing. Describes the prisoners who came in from Bell Isle and the death rate among them. Discusses the illness, specifically scurvy, rampant among the men and the prison hospitals. Gives some incidences of torture and murder....
Dates: Created: 1875