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The war criminal's son : the civil war saga of William A. Winder

Author: Jane Singer; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: [Lincoln, NE] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The hitherto unknown saga of Union Captain William Andrew Winder and his father Confederate General John H. Winder, who both served as prison commandants during the Civil War, becoming blood-sworn enemies"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: William A Winder; John H Winder; John H Winder
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Singer; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 9781612349114 1612349110
OCLC Number: 1080251594
Notes: Place of publication from publisher website.
Description: xviii, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Bedeviled winter of war --
The double agent and the captain --
Of toil, treason, and the golden land --
A godforsaken fortress --
Treason at Alcatraz --
A rebel cell --
Invasions, arrests, and cannon fire --
The loyal man and the madman --
A slog to hell --
The war criminal's son --
Of resignation, railroads, and exile --
Heal thyself --
The lone and goodly doctor --
Pension or ruination --
Round valley --
Rosebud --
Of lives lost.
Responsibility: Jane Singer.

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