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The Volunteer’s Camp and Field Book: Useful and General Information of the Art and Science of War, for the Leisure Moments of the Soldier
By author: Dr. John W. Brinsfield, Jr., John W. Brinsfield Jr.   Edited and compiled by: William B. Sargeant
Product Code: P397
ISBN: 9780881461695
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 190
Product Format: Paperback
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When the Civil War began in 1861, thousands of volunteers rallied to the colors to defend their families, their homes, and the Union—or the Confederacy—as they chose. Comparatively few of these patriotic young men were trained veterans of military campaigns or graduates of a military academy. Before hundreds of regiments marched off to war, John Penn Curry, a veteran of Indian campaigns in the West and a former US Navy officer, wrote a practical handbook for soldiers to help them survive the hardships of life in the field.
The World’s Largest Prison: The Story of Camp Lawton
By author: John K. Derden
Product Code: H850
ISBN: 9780881464153
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 352
Product Format: Hardback
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When it opened in October 1864, Camp Lawton was called “the world’s largest prison.” Operational only six weeks, this stockade near Millen, Georgia, was evacuated in the face of advancing Federal troops under General Sherman. In that brief span of time, the prison served as headquarters for the Confederate military prison system, witnessed hundreds of deaths, held a mock election for president, was involved in a sick exchange, hosted attempts to recruit Union POWs for Confederate service, and withstood escape attempts. Burned by Sherman’s troops following its evacuation in late November 1864, the prison was never reoccupied. Over the next one hundred fifty years, the memory of Camp Lawton almost disappeared. In 2010, the Confederate military prison was resurrected—a result of the media event publically showcasing the findings of recent archeological investigations.
Two Confederate Hospitals and Their Patients : Atlanta to Opelika
By author: Jack D. Welsh
Product Code: H691
ISBN: 9780865549715
Pages: 183
Product Format: Hardback
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This work provides in-depth information and analysis of Confederate medicine in the Army of Tennessee using primary sources and individual patient records in a form not previously available. Included in the book is a CD-ROM of the complete patient listings of more than 18,000 patients.

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