Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen Months a Guest of the So-called Southern Confederacy : a Private Soldier's Experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear, and Florence

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D. R. Locke, 1878 - Andersonville (Ga.) - 654 pages
 

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Contents

CHAPTER XI
101
Stripping the Dead for Clothes
107
A Plymouth Pilgrim
109
The English Bugler 346
110
Georgia A Lean and Hungry Land Difference between Upper
122
Waking Up in Andersonville Some Description of the Place
128
CHAPTER XVII
133
CHAPTER XVIII
138
CHAPTER XX
146
Difference Between Alabamians and Georgians Death of Poll Parrott
156
CHAPTER XXIV
164
The Crazy Pennsylvanian
170
Midnight Attack of the Raiders
173
CHAPTER XXVI
174
Ignominious End of n Tunnel Enterprize
176
Tunneling
177
Tattooing the Tunnel Traitor
179
CHAPTER XXVII
181
Overpowering a Guard
182
A Master of the Hounds
184
Hounds Tearing a Prisoner
185
Shot at the Creek by the Guard
189
June Possibilities of a Murderous Cannonade What was Proposed
195
Cookiug Mush 19
201
Finding Seitz Dead
203
A Case of Scurvy
205
Ole Boo and Ole Sol the HaymakerA Fetid Burning Desert
207
Confiscating Soft Soap
211
Religious Services
215
The Priest Anointing the Dying
216
Pour Passer le Temps A Set of Chessmen Procured Under Difficult
218
Raider Fight with one of Ellens Marine Brigade
223
CHAPTER XXXV
225
Key Bluffing His WoulJbe assassins
228
Rebel Artillerists Training the Cannon on the Prison
231
Overthrow of the Raiders
232
Why the Regulators were not Assisted by the Entire Camp Peculiari
234
Arrest of Pete Donnelly
237
Death of the Sailor
240
The Execution Building the Scaffold Doubts of the Camp Captain
241
Execution of the Raiders
245
After the Execution Formation of a Police Force Its First Chief
252
Sergeant A R Hill 100th O V I
253
Spanking a Thief 236
256
The Wounded Illinois Sergeant
261
CHAPTER XL
264
The Idiotic Flute Player 2CJ 66 One of Shermans Veterans 2G8 67 You Hoar Me
270
Logan Taking Command of the Army of the Tennessee
273
Death of MPbeison
276
The Work of a Shell 218
278
The Fight for the Flag 231
281
In the Riflepit After the Battle
283
Its Rapid Deterioration and Devices to Replenish ItDes
286
Taken In 235
287
His Appearance in July 18G4 28a 76 Little Red Cap
291
Fresh Fish
293
Some Features of the Mortality Percentage of Deaths to Those Living
294
Burying the Dead
307
The Q i aveyard at Andersonville as the Rebels Left It
312
CHAPTER XLIII
323
Denouncing the Southern Confederacy
325
CHAPTER XLIV
330
The Charge 3 8
338
Death of Watts
363
Planning Escape
365
Our Progress was Terribly SlowEvery Step Hurt Fearfully 870
370
Come Ashore There Quick
372
August Good Luck in not Meeting Captain Wirz That Worthys
374
He Shrieked Imprecations and Curses
375
The Chain Gang
376
CHAPTER L
380
Interior of the StockadeThe Creek at the East Side
386
A Section from the East Side of the Prison Showing the Dead Line
389
Solicitude as to the Fate of Atlanta and Shermans Army Paucity
394
Halfpast Eight oclock and Atlantas Gone to H11 895
397
CHAPTER LII
404
Georgian Development of the Proud Caucasian 899
405
When We Matched Our Intellects Against a Rebels
406
There was a Post and a Fire
408
Carrying Away the Dirt
409
His New Idea was to have a Heavily Laden Cart Driven Around Inside the Dead Line
410
They Stood Around the Gate and Yelled Derisively
411
Frank Beverstocks Attempt at Escape Passing Off as a Rebel Boy
412
Sergeant Frank Beverstock
413
Savannah Proves to be a Change for the Better Escape from the Brats
420
He Bade Them Good bye 4 5
423
A Mad Sergeant
428
CHAPTER LV
431
One of Fergusons Cavalry
445
Then the Clear Blue Eyes and Wellremembered Smile
448
He Propped This Up Before the Fire
453
CHAPTER LIX
455
Millen 4o4 118 A House Builded With Our Own Hands
457
Our First Meat
459
CHAPTER LXII
471
A Lucky Find 4GJ 121 Sergeant L L Key
472
We Find Ourselves in the Densest Pine Forest I Ever Saw
473
The Dogs Came Within Not Less Three Hundred Yards of Us
475
Where Are You Going You Dd Yank?
482
Dreary Weather The Cold Rains Distress All and Kill Hundreds
486
They Threw Their Blankets Etc to Those Inside
501
Who Mout These Be f
506
A Roadside View
509
The Charleston Savannah Railroad
510
A Rice Plantation Negro
511
A Rice Field Gill
514
A Rice Swamp
515
131 A Scene in the Burnt District
518
The Part Where We Lay Was a Mass of Rains
519
Kuins of St Finbar Cathedral
521
The Unlucky Negro Fell Pierced by a Score of Bullets
523
Recapture of the Runaways
530
Corporal J H Matthews
533
Take These Shears and Cut My Toes Off 586
536
Corporal John W January
545
Corporal Calvin Bates 54b 142 Andrews Managed to Fish Out the Bag and Pass to Me Three Roasted Chickens
594
In Gods Country at Last 000
600
Map of Wilmington and Neighborhood 60i 145 The Mock Monitor
612
Fort Fisher and Connected Works
614
The One Hundred and Fifty Pound Armstrong
615
The Infantry Assault on Fort Fisher
617
They Removed Every Trace of Prison Grime
624
Boston Corbett C28 151 The Cemetery at Andersonville as Placed in Order by the Party Under Charge of Miss Clara Barton
638
Trial of Captain Wirz
642
Peace 655
647
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