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War of Vengeance: Acts of Retaliation Against Civil War POWs

Lonnie R. Speer
Format
Book
Published
Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, c2002.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0811713881, 9780811713887
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Table of contents
Contents
  • "It's me you want": James Wilson
  • "Brought down to the level of a skulking, cowardly pirate": Michael Corcoran
  • The Palmyra massacre
  • "The designs of the mob": Gainesville
  • "Dance the damned scoundrels--through Hell!": Shelton Laurel
  • "I regret I did not burn any bridges": Corbin and McGraw
  • "So shall we do by Lee": Flinn and Sawyer, and Lee
  • Prisoners as pawns: Charleston and Morris Island
  • "Sharply hungry, desperately hungry-all the time": Union rations
  • "Crimes which disgrace the age": the crimes of war.
Description
xvii, 190 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-184) and index.
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