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"Out of the mouth of hell" : Civil War prisons and escapes

"Out of the mouth of hell" : Civil War prisons and escapes / Frances H. Casstevens.
Casstevens, Frances Harding.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Inc., Publishers, [2005], ©2005.
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viii, 376 pages : illustrations, portraits; 26 cm
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  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-364) and index.
Pt. 1. Federal prisons -- I. Alton Military Prison, Alton, Illinois -- II. Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio -- III. Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois -- IV. Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana -- V. Elmira Prison, Elmira, New York -- VI. Fort Delaware, Pea Patch Island, Delaware -- VII. Fort Lafayette, New York Harbor, New York -- VIII. Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland -- IX. Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts -- X. Gratiot Street Prison, St. Louis, Missouri -- XI. Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, Ohio -- XII. Ohio State Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio -- XIII. Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C. -- XIV. Point Lookout, Maryland -- XV. Rock Island, Illinois -- Pt. 2. Confederate prisons -- XVI. Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia -- XVII. Belle Isle, James River, Richmond, Virginia -- XVIII. Cahaba Prison, Cahaba, Alabama -- XIX. Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas -- XX. Castle Thunder, Richmond, Virginia -- XXI. Charleston, South Carolina -- XXII. Columbia, South Carolina -- XXIII. Danville, Virginia -- XXIV. Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia -- XXV. Camp Oglethorpe, Macon, Georgia -- XXVI. Salisbury Prison, Salisbury, North Carolina -- XXVII. Camp Davidson, Savannah, Georgia -- App. Number of escapes from federal prisons, 1862-1865.
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