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A northern Confederate at Johnson's Island Prison : the Civil War diaries of James Parks Caldwell

Author: James Parks Caldwell; George H Jones
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Caldwell entered the Confederate Army as an artillery lieutenant. He fought at Shiloh, Port Hudson and other campaigns before being captured in 1863 and imprisoned in Ohio. He kept a daily diary for 18 months, describing the prison food and conditions, as well as his classicist and intellectual interests. Features letters, a poem, index, and notes"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Biography
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: James Parks Caldwell; Caldwell family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Parks Caldwell; George H Jones
ISBN: 9780786444717 0786444711
OCLC Number: 560556828
Description: v, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Caldwell's life --
Caldwell the classicist --
"In durance vile."
Responsibility: James Parks Caldwell ; edited by George H. Jones ; with an introduction by James D. Hardy, Jr.
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A college graduate at 16 and founder of the Sigma Chi fraternity, Caldwell entered the Confederate Army as an artillery lieutenant. He fought at Shiloh and other campaigns and captured in 1863, and  Read more...

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"extensive research helps provide readers with an excellent perspective on one of the Union prisons...a very good reference"--<i>Civil War News</i>.

 
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