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John Ransom's Civil War Diary: Notes from Inside Andersonville, the Civil War's Most Notorious Prison
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dover Pubns
Publication date February 15, 2017
Pages 226
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780486809045
ISBN-10 0486809048
Dimensions 0 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Original list price $12.95
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"The Civil War produced many diaries, but few as appealing and readable as this one." — Publishers Weekly
"An altogether exciting and unique, almost priceless documentary." — Library Journal
"A tale of adventure, of suspense from beginning to end, of fierce hate and great love, of the incredible callousness of man and the incredible warmth of man — with the added knowledge that 'it really happened.'" — Bruce Catton
John L. Ransom joined the Union Army in 1862, serving as brigade quartermaster of the Ninth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. A year later, the 20-year-old soldier was captured in Tennessee and interned at the notorious Georgia prison camp, Andersonville. Ransom's harrowing firsthand account of Civil War prison life constitutes a valuable historical record — a true story not only of cruelty, death, and deprivations but also of acts of courage and kindness that ensured the young soldier's survival and preserved his faith in humanity.


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