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[26] commissary-general of, his duties and orders, VII., 83; exchange of, VII., 97-122; exchange of, what is meant by this term, VII.,; 98 first formal exchange of, VII., 98; Confederate, on way to Cox's Landing, Va., VII., 99; Confederate agent for the exchange of, VII., 101; exchange equivalent of determined by rank, VII., 109; in Georgia, VII., 122; in South Carolina, VII., 122; meaning of term wealth in connection with, VII., 126, 1219; the life of, and the distribution of rations an exciting event, VII., 131; of the war, passion for gambling among, VII., 131, 132, 134; of the war who escaped by eluding the sentry, VII., 149; treatment of, VII., 153-186; cost of caring for, a drain upon the resources of the North and South, VII., 157; of the Civil War and their treatment, three distinct periods in regard to, VII., 160, 161, 162 seq.; stories of placing of, under the fire of their own batteries, VII., 105, 176; increased numbers of, during 1863, a drain upon resources of the North, VII., 166; on both sides received supplies from the outside (1864), VII., 172; of the North and South compared as regards supplies, clothing, shelter, health conditions, etc., VII., 180-186; Iowa veterans at Libby Prison, VIII., 251; political, VIII., 270.


Prisons: VII., 19 seq.; little provision made for, by armies of the North and South at the beginning of the war, VII., 24; Confederate, some of the most important ones, VII., 44, 46; Northern and Southern, VII., 53-97, construction of, and conditions existing In those of the North and South VII., 54 seq.; of importance, classified and described, VII., 54, 56 seq., 96; of the war, VII., 54-97; fortifications used as, VII., 56, 58; jails and penitentiaries used as, VII., 58; Union and Confederate, overcrowding, unsanitary conditions, etc., of, 58, 62, 64, 66 seq.; various buildings, as manufacturing establishments, used as, VII., 58, 60, 62, 91; enclosures used as, confined to the North exclusively, VII., 62, 64; Federal, commandants of, VII., 65; Union and Confederate, rate of mortality and sickness in, VII., 65, 68, 70; tents used for, VII., 70, 72; Union, in which mortality was ten per cent. in one month, VII., 73; open stockades without shelter used for, and confined exclusively to the South, VII., 74, 76 seq.; of Elmira, N. Y., death and sick rate of, VII., 77; Virginia, VII., 78; east of Mississippi, VII., 86; west of Mississippi, VII., 93; life in, lays bare a man's character, VII., 124, 126; various means of idling away the hours in, VII., 126, 128, 131), 132, 134, 136; all sorts and conditions of men in, VII., 126, 129); determination to escape from, held first place in the hearts of thousands of prisoners, VII., 131, 132; debating societies, French classes, etc., in, VII., 133, 136; statistics of mortality, VII., 136; escapes from, during the Civil War, VII., 138 seq.; testimonies regarding treatment of prisoners, VII., 156, 158; regulations issued by Department of War as regards care of prisoners, VII., 158; special acts passed by Confederate Congress in regard to, VII., 158, 160; treatment of Confederate prisoners at Fort Warren the best in the whole war, VII., 162; rations, some rumors in regard to, VII., 164, 166; fund for, VII., 166, 168; of the South, reports of suffering in, multiplied, in latter part of 1863 and beginning of 1864, VII., 168; rations, VII., 168; Union, rations served in, VII., 168; rations as reduced, VII., 168; history of the Confederacy, two most prominent figures of, VII., 173, 176, 178, 180; in Alabama and Georgia, VII., 178; Old Capitol, at Washington, VIII., 289.


Pritchard, B. D.,

IX., 295.


Pritchard's Mills, Md.,

I., 352.


Private agencies of relief

Vii., 321-344


Privateers: Confederate, conviction of, by United States court and the trouble that ensued, VII., 29, 34, 36; crews of, proclaimed pirates by Lincoln, VI., 84; careers of, VI., 122; abandoned for blockade running, VI., 290; Proclamation of president l, Lincoln regard to (April 19, 1861), VII., 34.


Proclamation of Abraham Lincoln, call for troops, VIII., 108 seq.


Proclamation of Emancipation, preliminary, VII., 110.


Proctor, D. C.,

I., 105.


Proctor, R.,

IX., 155.


Projectiles: the Charrin type, V., 138; for cannon, V., 146; the Hotchkiss type, V., 184, 190; the Parrott type, V., 184, 190; the Schenkl type, V., 184, 190; the Armstrong type, V., 190; the Blakely type, V., 190; the Whitworth type, V., 190.


Prospect Hill, Washington, D. C.

: camp of New York Thirteenth cavalry at, IV., 173.


Prospect Hill, Va.:

New York Thirteenth cavalry at, IV., 27.


Proteus,, U. S. S.,

VI., 107.


Provence's battery, Confederate, I., 358.


Providence, it. I.:

First Maine Infantry leaving, VIII., 60.


Provincetown, Mass.,

VI., 312.


Provost guard: patrols of the, VIII., 81.


Provost marshal: duties and responsibilities of, II., 157; headquarters of, at Corinth, Miss., II., 157; activities of., VII., 85; office, Department of the Cumberland, VII., 183, 187 seq.; the army's police, VII., 187-212; general, duties of, VII., 188; duties of, combined offices of chief of police and magistrate, VII., 188, 189, seq.; and the citizen, VII., 188-212; practical illustration of the work of, VII., 189; discretion and sound judgment necessary for office of, VII., 190; existence of war brought before the people by activities of; VII., 190; general headquarters of, VII., 201.


Pryor, it. A.,

X., 127.


Psalm of the West, the,

Sidney Lanier, IX., 30), 284.


Pulaski, Tenn.:

I., 213; Union bridge, II., 137.


Pulaski, Fort, Ga.

: (see also Fort Pulaski, Ga.): VI., 237; VIII., 229.


Pulpit Rock, Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

: II., 293; summit of, II., 307.


‘Pup-tent,’

The, VIII., 32.


Purchasing system: Confederate army, VIII., 52.


Purdy Road, Miss.,

II., 152.


‘Puritanie>’U.

S. S., VI., 130.


Purnell Legion of Maryland: VII., 169.


Purvis, G. E.,

V., 65.


Puryear, J.,

IV., 166.


Putegnat, J. P.,

VII., 147.


Putnam, G. H.:

I., 7, 11, 58, 60; VII., 18; IX., 177, 181; X., 21.


Putnam, Henry

Ix., 348.


Putnam, Herbert

I., 15.


Putnam, L.,

IX., 348.


Putnam,, U. S. S.,

I., 356.

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