Portals to hell : military prisons of the Civil War /
This is the most thorough study of Civil War POW camps, in which some 56,000 died. There are no villains here, though plenty of the inept, the shortsighted, the feebleminded, the sadistic. There is a chain of misperceptions leading to disaster, beginning with early expectations of few POWs and endin...
|Published:||Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©1997.|
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