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true story of Andersonville prison

a defense of Major Henry Wirz

by James Madison Page

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Published by Neale in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865,
  • Andersonville Prison

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Madison Page.
    ContributionsHaley, M. J. 1846-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE612.A5 P2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6995237M
    LC Control Number08009498
    OCLC/WorldCa1650514

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz by James Madison Page (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Andersonville was a prison for enlisted soldiers; II officers, after the first few months, were confined at Macon. The first contingent of prisoners, men from Belle Isle outside Richmond, arrived at the camp on Febru , before the prison was completed. In the weeks and months that followed, others arrived at theFile Size: 5MB. The true story of Andersonville prison: a defense of Major Henry Wirz / (New York: Neale, ), by James Madison Page and M. J. Haley (page images at HathiTrust) Twelve months in Andersonville. On the march--in the battle--in the Rebel prison pens, and at last in God's country. This is a book that goes farther into the treatment of the Civil War prisoners than any other works I have ever read. The treatment of Union soldiers at Andersonville is difficult to read, knowing it was a true eye witness account. I enjoyed the description of how helpful the blacks were to those Yankees who managed to escape/5(6).


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true story of Andersonville prison by James Madison Page Download PDF EPUB FB2

Within the fabric of this story is the sad tale of a Captain Wirz, prison commandant who was accused of multiple war atrocities against union soldiers, for which he was hanged. The author contends that Wirz was either not stationed at the prison or in the hospital on the dates of the alleged atrocities to "unnamed" soldiers/5().

The True Story of Andersonville Prison by James Madison Page () paperback; pages Truth can often be a subjective matter, colored by one's perceptions and perspective, and these are important elements to consider whenever someone offers the "truth.". The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz - Kindle edition by James Madison Page.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz/5().

The True Story of Andersonville Prison book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the Civil War, James Madison Page was /5. The Paperback of the The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz by James Madison Page at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(1). Readers of The True Story of Andersonville Prison will be tempted, if they react to it the way I did, to see the postwar prosecutions in Germany, Poland and later in Israel as but more of a continuum reaching back into human history as far back as tribunals and drumhead courts have been contrived to extend the propaganda value of retributive.

The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Henry Wirz. NY: Neale Publishing, First. Hard Bound. Overall VG. Light fading on leading edge of front board. / None. Item # A very unusual narrative as the author was a prisoner (6th Mich Cavalry) and he speaks on Commandant Wirz’s behalf.

Dorn Mich, Krick “Important Book Edition: First. This book has to do with the guilt or innocence of Major Henry Wirz, commander of Andersonville prison. James Paige a prisoner of the prison bends over backwards to exonerate the Major.

He makes the case that prisoners and guards alike faced short rations and deplorable conditions. The true story of Andersonville prison: a defense of Major Henry Wirz () By James Madison Page (6th Michigan Cavalry) Such was the case following the war with Andersonville.

Through this book we discover that Jim Page was willing to be among the 10% that would tell the truth even when it was not popular. whether true or not. Such. Andersonville can tell that story – the story of brave Americans who, confronted with adversity beyond imagination, struggled to retain their devotion to their country.

Regardless of time period or location, the experience of captivity reflects the complexities of war for both the nation and for those individuals held prisoner. The true story of Andersonville prison: a defense of Major Henry Wirz Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and Pages: The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz.

0 5 Author: James Madison Page. As e-book. This book written by James Madison Page, a Northern soldier, represents an important narrative of Andersonville prison in Georgia.

Madison brings his defense of the prison commander Henry Wirz, who was charged by the U.S. During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South.

Seven months of that time was spent at Andersonville. While there he became well acquainted with Major Wirz, or Captain Wirz, his rank during Page’s confinement. Page takes the stand that Captain Wirz was unjustly held responsible for the hardship and mortality of.

Forty years later, inPage wrote his memoir to tell "the true story of Andersonville," which was quite different from the popular view, namely, that Wirz and those in his command were deliberately cruel to their captives.

Page explains how the prison was designed to hold, at most, 10, prisoners at any one time, and then only /5(). During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South. Seven months of that time was spent at Andersonville. While there he became well acquainted with Major Wirz, or Captain Wirz, as he then takes the stand that Captain Wirz was unjustly held responsible for the hardship and mortality of Andersonville.

OCLC Number: Description: pages: portraits ; 22 cm: Contents: pt. Andersonville: the prisoners and their keeper. My first soldiering --A sprint and a capture --A prisoner at Belle Isle --From Belle Isle to Andersonville --Daily life at Andersonville --The dead-line and the death of "Poll Parrot" --The Stanton policy --Execution of the raiders --The mass.

The True Story of Andersonville Prison By James Madison Page. Thread starter 8thvacav; Start date but I did just read Mckinley Kantor's Andersonville (a novel). In that book, Wirz is portraid as a tortured soul, but certainly not a nice guy (except to his family). The real bad Guy was John Winder in this book.

The True Story of. Visitors to Andersonville National Historic Site frequently inquire about prisoner escapes. Escapes are a major part of our popular culture, as films like "The Great Escape," and even "Escape From Alcatraz" or "The Shawshank Redemption" have ingrained into collective memory the heroic adventures of a prison escape.

The True Story of Andersonville Prison | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original. THE TRUE STORY OF ANDERSONVILLE MILITARY PRISON, AS TOLD IN THE PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF JOHN MCELROY, SOMETIME PRIVATE, CO.

L, 16TH ILLINOIS CAVALRYAged only 16 years old inJohn McElroy enlisted with the Union Army as a private in Company L of the 16th Illinois Cavalry regiment, Brand: Papamoa Press. The True Story of Andersonville Prison | This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. The True Story of Andersonville Prison A Defense of Major Henry Wirz: The Prisoners and Their Keepers, Daily Life at Prison, Execution of the Raiders, The Facts of Wirz's Life, the Accusations Against Wirz, The Trial by James Madison Page.

Heinrich Hartmann Wirz, better known as Henry Wirz (Novem – Novem ), was a Swiss-American officer of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

Wirz was the commandant of the stockade of Camp Sumter, a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp near Andersonville, Georgia, where inhumane conditions led to a high mortality rate of Union Battles/wars: American Civil War, Battle of Seven.

Get this from a library. This was Andersonville: the true story of Andersonville Military Prison. [John McElroy; Roy Meredith] -- "McElroy, with a detachment of his regiment, was guarding a supply route to Cumberland Gap when his entire company was captured in a surprise attack one morning during the winter of He and.

'Anyone researching Andersonville should read this very well written book to learn the whole truth about what happened.' - Saber and Scroll After the American Civil War, Major Wirz was tried by a military tribunal, found guilty of "war crimes" and hanged.

Forty years later, inPage wrote this memoir to tell dispel the slanders told about Wirz. The Battle of Jonesboro, The Civil War and the Black Soldier & Andersonville Prison. The Battle of Jonesboro The outcome of the battle of Jonesboro changed the course of. Andersonville was notorious Civil War-era Confederate military prison in Andersonville, Georgia.

The prison, officially called Camp Sumter, was the South’s largest prison for captured Union. In October he was moved to Savannah and within about six weeks was sent to the new prison in Millen, Georgia (Camp Lawton); thence to several other camps before the war ended and his release fromJohn McElroy wrote Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, a non-fiction work based on his experiences during his.

- Read James Madison Page's book The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz. Published on by Anvil Press. #Specialties #Law | ‘Anyone researching Andersonville should read this very well written book to learn the whole truth about what happened.’ - Saber and ScrollAfte.

Check out this great listen on Second Lieutenant James Madison Page was a Union officer of Company A, Sixth Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War.

After participating in many skirmishes and battles, including Gettysburg, Page was captured in Virginia on Septem by Confedera. A True Story of Escape from Nazi Occupied France By: Seth Meyerowitz, Peter F. Stevens The book revolves mainly around a farmer near Andersonville prison.

The book does not even describe the prison at the end of the war or the hanging of prison commandant Henry Wertz. I drive over the road and have actually listened to a hour book in one.

Read James Madison Page’s The True Story of Andersonville Prison. Again, I could excerpt many passages from the book, but, instead, recommend reading the book itself.

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Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc,   The story of the prisons of the Civil War is a very sad one. Thousands of men died from disease and starvation, in some of the worse conditions of the war.

In this video, join us at Camp Sumter. 8 THE TRUE STORY OF ANDERSONVILLE PRISON The main purpose of the writer of this book is to reduce the friction between the two sections opposed to each other in the Civil War, and especially that caused by the exaggerated and often unjust reports of Major Wirz’s cruelty and inhumanity to the Union prisoners S reports throughout the North at File Size: KB.

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Haley. Digital Scanning, Inc., Scituate, Mass. [] pp. Jett Rucker Rather like history in general, revisionism seems to be grouped into “waves” or “generations” that follow major wars. Thus, Harry Elmer Barnes led the first major wave of revisionism that.

The True Story of Andersonville Prison A Defense of Major Henry Wirz by James Madison Page Published by Iberian Publishing Company as a reprint and retypesetting of the edition, Andersonville / Georgia Civil War Record. During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South.

Andersonville is a novel by MacKinlay Kantor concerning the Confederate prisoner of war camp, Andersonville prison, during the American Civil War (–). The novel was originally published inand won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following : MacKinlay Kantor.

With Jarrod Emick, Frederic Forrest, Ted Marcoux, Carmen Argenziano. The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War/10(K).Read "The True Story of Andersonville Prison A Defense of Major Henry Wirz" by James Madison Paige available from Rakuten Kobo. During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South.

Seven months of that time was Brand: Digital Press.