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's Mills, Md.,I., 352.
Private agencies of reliefVii., 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.
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.
Proteus,, U. S. S.,VI., 107.
Provence's battery, Confederate, I., 358.
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.
Psalm of the West, the,
Sidney Lanier, IX., 30), 284.
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.