Historical & Environmental Education Reading

Life and Death in Rebel Prisons

Drawing of men cowering in an open prison pen during a storm.
The Midnight storm
NPS/Andersonville National Historic Site

Published as the war ended, this prisoner memoir is important because it is among the very first books to tell the Andersonville experience to a national audience. The book also contains descriptive information on other Confederate military prisons, written by men held at each of the locations.

Details

View:
http://archive.org/details/lifedeathinrebel01kell
Publisher:
Hartford, Conn., L. Stebbins
Published Date:
1865
Type:
Book (non-fiction)
Grade Levels:
Fifth Grade-General
Subject:
Civil War
National/State Standards:
This document could be used in support of activities which align to the common core standards for ELA/social studies.
type:
Historical & Environmental Education Reading