Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons, A Personal Experience 1864-5 by Homer B. Sprague

Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons, A Personal Experience 1864-5

byHomer B. Sprague

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CONTENTS
Preface
CHAPTER I
The First, or Forenoon, Battle of Winchester, Indecisive — Sheridan's and Early's Mistakes — The Capture
CHAPTER II
At Winchester — On the Road thence to Tom's Brook, New Market, and Staunton
CHAPTER III
At Staunton — Thence to Waynesboro, Meacham's, and Richmond
CHAPTER IV
At Libby — Thence to Clover, Danville, Greensboro, and Salisbury — Effort to Pledge us not to Attempt Escape
CHAPTER V
At Salisbury — Great Plot to Escape — How Frustrated
CHAPTER VI
From Salisbury to Danville — The Forlorn Situation — Effort to "Extract Sunshine from Cucumbers" — The Vermin — The Prison Commandant a Yale Man — Proposed Theatricals — Rules Adopted — Studies — Vote in Prison for Lincoln and McClellan — Killing Time
CHAPTER VII
Exact Record of Rations in Danville — Opportunity to Cook — Daily Routine of Proceedings from Early Dawn till Late at Night
CHAPTER VIII
Continual Hope of Exchange of Prisoners — "Flag-of-Truce Fever!" — Attempted Escape by Tunneling — Repeated Escapes by Members of Water Parties, and how we Made the Roll-Call Sergeant's Count Come Out all Right every Time — Plot to Break Out by Violence, and its Tragic End
CHAPTER IX
Kind Clergymen Visit us and Preach Excellent Discourses — Colonel Smith's Personal Good Will to me — His Offer — John F. Ficklin's Charity — My Good Fortune — Supplies of Clothing Distributed — Deaths in Prison
CHAPTER X
Results and Reflections — The Right and the Wrong of it All
Appendix
Index

Title:Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons, A Personal Experience 1864-5Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 13, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990006512625

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