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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Prison reminiscences. (search)
or getting a civilian's suit. While at Johnson's Island to which prison I was taken after leavingns. Capt. J. F. Crocker, Prisoner of War, Johnson's Island. New York, February 13th, 1864. Colain J. F. Crocker, prisoner of war now at Johnson's Island. The letter which reached me only a few other officers I left David's Island for Johnson's Island on the 18th of September, 1863. While onsburg —Pickett's Charge. We arrived at Johnson's Island about the 19th of September, 1863. The fght my battle-wound with me, unhealed, to Johnson's Island. I had not been there long before gangreed to the Island. When I first reached Johnson's Island I found that the rations given to the pri 1865, there was sent by express to me at Johnson's Island, a box prepared and packed by the joint re a letter written by me at the time. Johnson's Island, Sunday, July 10th, 1864. This is the s well say here that all the prisoners at Johnson's Island stoutly maintained their confidence in th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
was condemned and hung as a cruel felon. His cruel judge lived on and became famous. Does it not really seem like the irony of fate? The United States was in better condition and with more favorable circumstances for the proper care of prisoners, yet they allowed our Confederate soldiers to suffer severely, many of them being put to death without cause of reason. Many of them died from starvation and freezing, as occurred at Elmira, N. Y., Fort Delaware, Del., and at Sandusky (Johnson's Island), Ohio. At Sandusky and Chicago are large cemeteries of our men who died in these prisons. Brave patriots of the Southland, they were true to the last, and they now rest in those cemeteries in view of those who opposed their cause, as though they are to be silent sentinels on guard forever for Southern manhood and courage, fidelity and fortitude, honor and heroism. Indeed, it seems appropriate and timely that the United States should adopt the suggestion of the lamented President