Haunted by atrocity

Civil War prisons in American memory by Benjamin G. Cloyd

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Military prisons -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Military prisons -- Confederate States of America -- History,
  • Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prisoners of War -- Confederate States of America,
  • Memory -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Atrocities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBenjamin G. Cloyd.
SeriesMaking the modern south
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE615 .C58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23919171M
ISBN 109780807136416
LC Control Number2009044597
OCLC/WorldCa460061363

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