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Prisoners of the civil war. Professor Dabney Vs. the nation—testimony of a German. To the Editor of The Times: [Feb. 12, 1890.] Sir, —It has long been the habit of The Nation to pat the South on the back, and, while giving her people much paternal admonition on the subject of duels, street fights, and the like, to encourage them to hope that if they will diligently read The Nation, a civilization quite passable (considering the great barbarism and iniquity of their past history) may at length arise in the South. This complacent condescension has been mistaken by many for fairness and impartiality, among whom, however, the present writer is not one. For years he has seen through the gauzy pretence of judicial calmness, and now presents to The Times a typical instance of this pretence. In reply to The Nation's article of January 30th, on The Prisons of the Civil War, I wrote the following letter to the editor, which he declines to publish, telling me that he thinks I