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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 26 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Statement of General J. D. Imboden. (search)
ken in connection with written applications from Captain Wirz which I had received, suggesting measures for thprison proper was under the immediate command of Captain Wirz, who was tried and executed at Washington, in 18n and rain. Before my arrival at Andersonville, Captain Wirz had, by a communication forwarded through Coloneve no record of it. I have already alluded to Captain Wirz's recommendation to put up more shelter. I ordeated from the mass of prisoners. This same man (Captain Wirz), who was tried and hung as a murderer, warmly ud, by no means unpalatable, and very wholesome. Captain Wirz entered warmly into this enterprise. I mention be called at another time; but I never was, and thus Wirz was deprived of the benefit of my evidence. My personal acquaintance with Captain Wirz was very slight, but the facts I have alluded to satisfied me that he was unless it was deemed policy to destroy them when Captain Wirz was on trial), I have not been able to go into m
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of Colonel D. T. Chandler, (search)
hmond. He informed me that I was wanted, and had long been sought for, to testify before the Commission engaged in trying Wirz, and I was sent to Washington by the next train. I attended promptly, but it was two or three days before I was examined ssion, convinced me — whether rightly or wrongly subsequent events have in some degree developed — that the destruction of Wirz was a very subordinate object of his so-called trial; that the main objects were to blacken the character of the Southern compass the death of Mr. Davis and Mr. Seddon, who were not technically on trial, but were alleged to have conspired with Wirz and others to kill and murder the Federal prisoners, &c. One was immured in irons in a casemate of Fortress Monroe, the otby counsel, but that he should place his materials of defence and explanation touching the Chandler report in the hands of Wirz's counsel; and this was done. The Government had gone into all this matter, and the response, therefore, on every princip
Winfield Scott Camp (see Camp Winfield Scott), I., 259. Wingo's Inf., Confederate, I., 350. Winnebago,, U. S. S., VI., 247, 254. Winona,, U. S. S., VI., 190, 201, 204. Winslow, E. W., IV., 198. Winslow, F., VI., 189. Winslow, J. A.: VI., 300, 302; and officers on Kearsarge,, U. S. S., VI., 303, 304, 320. Winston, J. D., VII., 351. Winter, W., IX., 238, 239. Winthrop, F., X., 135. Wire, tapping of, by telegraphers, VIII., 360-364. Wirz, H. VII., 67, 78, 92, 176 seq., 177. Wisconsin: camp of Twenty-eighth Inf. At Little Rock, Ark., II., 343; regiments' uniforms, VIII., 54; response to first call, VIII., 74; contribution of troops in Civil War, VIII., 75; losses during Civil War, VIII., 75; population in 1860, VIII., 75; suffers a financial panic, VIII., 75; troops furnished during Civil War, VIII., 75. Wisconsin troops: Artillery: First Independent battery of Light Art., V., 43; First Light Art., Baton Rouge, La.