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United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Rufus Clay Barringer papers

 Collection — Box SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 223
Identifier: MS0223
Overview Items relating to Confederate General and Charlottean Rufus Clay Barringer. Photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles and a copy of Barringer's diary while imprisoned at Fort Delaware in 1865.
Dates: 1863 - 1995; 1863 - 1993

William Wallace Beard Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS0597
Overview Collection consists largely of letters written by William Wallace Beard, a member of the Mississippi 18th Regiment in the Confederate Army. The letters are written during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War largely from different sites around Virginia. It includes 32 letters (30 of which are from Beard and 2 of which are from Col. A.P. Hill) and one furlough document.
Dates: 1861-08 - 1865-04

James H. Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0444
Overview This collection of two items (a diary recorded in 1864 and 1865, and a New Testament) were the property of James H. Evans, of Company F, 7th Wisconsin Volunteers. Evans was taken prisoner and incarcerated at the POW Camp in Salisbury, NC. He died on January 28, 1865. A few of the diary entries that merit particular attention are for May 5 and 6, 1864 (the days when Evans saw combat and was taken prisoner), November 25 (an attempted prison break-out), Sunday, December 18 (when three men...
Dates: 1864 - 1865