Testimony of Dr. Isaiah H. White, late Surgeon Confederate States Army, as to the Treatment of prisoners there.
[Richmond times, August 7, 1890,]
Recently several articles have appeared in leading magazines and journals in the country agitating the treatment of prisoners at Andersonville
and other Southern prisons during the late war between the States.
In order that the true condition of this subject might be learned, a reporter for The Times
called upon Dr. Isaiah H. White
yesterday, who was chief surgeon of military prisoners east of the Mississippi
during those days, and his headquarters were for a time at Andersonville
As evidence of the efficiency of Dr. Isaiah H. White
in the position which he held the ‘Medical and Surgical History of the War
of the Rebellion
,’ in referring to one of his sanitary reports, says ‘The following extract shows him neither insensible to the suffering around him nor ignorant of the cause.’