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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

General U.S. Prisoner and Civil War Prisoner of War Studies

 

General U.S. Prisoner of War Studies

Doyle, Robert C. A Prisoner's Duty: Great Escapes in U.S. Military History. Naval Institute Press, 1997.

Doyle, Robert C. Voices From Captivity: Interpreting the American POW Experience. University Press of Kansas, 1994.

Doyle, Robert C. The Enemy in Our Hands: America's Treatment of Prisoners of War from the Revolution to the War on Terror. University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

Springer, Paul J. America's Captives: Treatment of POWs from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2010.

 

Civil War Prisoner of War Studies

Casstevens, Frances H. Out of the Mouth of Hell: Civil War Prisons and Escapes. McFarland and Company, 2005.

Cloyd, Benjamin. Haunted by Atrocity: Civil War Prisons in American Memory. LSU press, 2010.

Hesseltine, William B. Civil War Prisons: A Study in War Psychology. Ohio State University, 1930.

Hesseltine, William B., editor. Civil War Prisons. Kent State University Press, 1962.

Sanders, Charles W. While in the Hands of the Enemy: Military Prisons of the Civil War. Louisiana State University Press, 2005.

Speer, Lonnie R. Portals to Hell, Military Prisons of the Civil War. Stackpole Books, 1997.

Did You Know?

Monument showing the Shield of the Grand Army of the Republic at the historic prison site

The site of Andersonville prison was owned by both the Grand Army of the Republic and the Woman’s Relief Corp before being transferred to the federal government in 1910. The prison site was administered, along with Andersonville National Cemetery, by the Department of the Army until 1971.