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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Jameson Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0252
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written in August 1864 by James H. Jameson to his daughter, Hallie. Both letters were composed while he was a Confederate prisoner of war at Point Lookout Prison, Maryland. Jameson discusses his failing health and his need for food.

Letter, Abram Fulkerson to his wife Selina, 1865 May 13

 Item
Scope and Contents From Prison at Ft. Delaware. "I cannot express my gratification at learning that you were all well, and living. The terrible events which have transpired in the Confederacy within the past two months, and my great anxiety about you, taken together, had rendered me very unhappy, indeed wretched."

Letter, Abram Fulkerson to his wife Selina, 1865 May 13

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/2088

Letter to sister, 1864 September 30

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards capture and transfer to Fort Delaware.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 1

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards life in prison and health.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 9

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards disappointment in not receiving letters from family and family matters.

Richard H. Adams, Jr. Civil War prisoner of war diary transcription, 1863-1865 [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/3779

Richard H. Adams, Jr. papers, 1862-1866

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0358
Scope and Contents Civil War papers (ca. 80 items) of Captain Richard H. Adams, Jr. Consist of manuscript diary kept while serving with the 5th Alabama Regiment in Virginia, April-June 1862, with accompanying typewritten transcription. Transcriptions only of two additional diary volumes (Sept. 1862-March 1863; and prison diary, 1864-1865); 47 original letters (Nov. 1863-Sept. 1866) to Lottie Putnam Adams, most written before their marriage while he was a prisoner of war; 23 original letters from Lottie to...