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x A. All prisoners in the East were to be delivered at Aiken's Landing on the James River (soon changed to City Point), and ice boat New York, which carried exchanged prisoners to Aiken's Landing, and later to City Point, in 1862, for the exchange toral D. H. Hill of the Confederate army, July 22, 1862, Aiken's Landing on the James River was made a point for exchange of pra lower rank or in privates, according to the tables. Aiken's Landing had served for this purpose only a few weeks when the n the year 1864 the scene was no longer so peaceful at Aiken's Landing, once used as a place of exchange. Union vessels occaer These convalescent colored troops are resting at Aiken's Landing after a march. On the right is A. M. Aiken's house, o On top of the gentle slope rising from the river at Aiken's Landing stands the dwelling of A. M. Aiken, who gave the locality his name. For a short time in 1862 Aiken's Landing, on the James River just below Dutch Gap, was used as a point of exch
peaks of the life in Fort Warren, in Johnny Reb and Billy Yank: Those were halcyon days, those days of July, 1862; light spots in a generally dark life. Our soldier prisoners, so inured to hardship, want, and suffering, had now not a care on their minds, not a trouble in their hearts; they drew long breaths of content, and could only sigh sometimes at the thought of the dark future, which was doomed to hold so marked a contrast to that perfect rest and satisfaction. As they arrived at Aiken's Landing, on the James River, they met a number of prisoners released from Fort Delaware, where conditions seem to have been quite different from those at Fort Warren. To quote Hunter again: Those prisoners that trooped slowly over the gangplank, looking like the vanguard of the Resurrection, were from Fort Delaware. Scores seemed to be ill; many were suffering from the scurvy, while all bore marks of severe treatment in their thin faces and wasted forms. During the operation of the cartel,