Artillery; C. Rossiter, First W. Artillery, and S. M. E. Clark, First W. Artillery (abbreviation for Washington Artillery). hard the stories of the attitude of some of the prisoners toward their companions are revolting.
In Andersonville and Salisbury, organized bands preyed upon the weak or upon those who had managed to retain, or to obtain, some desired necessity or luxury.
The possession of a little money, a camp-kettle, a blanket, or an overcoat was sometimes the occasion for jealousy aor by the few cents
Hunting roots for firewood—Andersonville prisoners in 1864
In this photograph of Andersonville Prison, the prisoners are searching along the bank of the sluggish stream for roots with which to boil coffee.
Here, as at Salisbury and other prisons, organized bands preyed upon the weak and wealthy.
Wealth in this connection implies the possession of a little money, a camp kettle, a blanket, or an overcoat, which led to displays of extreme cupidity.
The plutocrat owning