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The Resource To die in Chicago : Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65, George Levy

To die in Chicago : Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65, George Levy

Label
To die in Chicago : Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65
Title
To die in Chicago
Title remainder
Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65
Statement of responsibility
George Levy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Camp Douglas was built in 1861 as a Union recruiting and training depot, but by December 1864, it held over 12,000 prisoners of war, many of whom died of "starvation, neglect, cruelty ... pneumonia, dysentery, and small pox."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, George
Dewey number
973.7/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E616.D7
LC item number
L48 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Camp Douglas (Ill.)
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
  • Camp Douglas (Ill.)
  • Cook County (Ill.)
Label
To die in Chicago : Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65, George Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- List of tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chronology of events -- The war capital of the West -- Troubles at camp -- Creating a prison system -- The Confederacy in Chicago -- Charges of mismanagement -- The Conspiracy of 1862 -- The iron rule of General Daniel Tyler -- Biological warfare -- Daring escape from White Oak Dungeon -- Cruelty under Colonel De Land -- Unfit to use -- The fall and rise of a commandant -- The beat of a different drummer -- What a child saw at Camp Douglas -- The puny boys of Summer -- Whether 'Tis nobler in the mind -- The long winter of the Confederacy -- The tower -- Winding down the war -- An end to cruelty -- Lost in Chicago
Control code
ocm39223575
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised.
Extent
446 pages
Isbn
9781565543317
Lccn
98021807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39223575
  • (Sirsi) a1131042
Label
To die in Chicago : Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65, George Levy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- List of tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chronology of events -- The war capital of the West -- Troubles at camp -- Creating a prison system -- The Confederacy in Chicago -- Charges of mismanagement -- The Conspiracy of 1862 -- The iron rule of General Daniel Tyler -- Biological warfare -- Daring escape from White Oak Dungeon -- Cruelty under Colonel De Land -- Unfit to use -- The fall and rise of a commandant -- The beat of a different drummer -- What a child saw at Camp Douglas -- The puny boys of Summer -- Whether 'Tis nobler in the mind -- The long winter of the Confederacy -- The tower -- Winding down the war -- An end to cruelty -- Lost in Chicago
Control code
ocm39223575
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised.
Extent
446 pages
Isbn
9781565543317
Lccn
98021807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39223575
  • (Sirsi) a1131042

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