2 edition of Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates found in the catalog.
Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates
Edwin Warfield Beitzell
1972 in [Abell, Md .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Edwin W. Beitzell.|
|LC Classifications||E616.L8 B45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 217 p.|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||72085750|
And at the surrender at Appomattox, he commanded not only his own company, but also six other companies of the regiment. Inthe U. He first appeared at the edge of the road adjacent to one of the Point Lookout camping areas. Army, was handed the job of turning the place into a prison.
Not long after the Battle of Gettysburg, the federal government expanded the hospital's grounds and built a prison camp for Confederate soldiers. Vol 75 -- Vol 76 ist of checks received and disposition, Apr-June Vol 77 Roll call book for prison no. Still not convinced? Holzer's team successfully recorded 24 different voices in the building, both male and female voices singing and talking, often using quite colorful language.
To mark the common grave of Confederate soldiers, the government erected an foot-tall granite obelisk. This setup made life during the winter brutal on the soldiers held there. I've used the term here that's easily recognizable, less partisan, and optimal for search engines. They resemble, in many respects, patients laboring under cretinism. He was wounded twice at Lovejoy Station, Ga. Still not convinced?
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He was wounded on 1 July at Gettysburg, Pa. Hans Holzer, along with his team of paranormal psychologists, was the first to investigate the lighthouse some 20 years ago.
Consolidated morning reports of prisoners Apr-Oct In general, filthy conditions proliferated, chronic diarrhea was the most pressing health problem, and a shortage of clothing and blankets, not to mention inadequate housing, caused ragged, dirty, and ill-clad prisoners to suffer from the cold.
The point has a storied past; Captain John Smith explored the area during his voyage around the bay, and later the first governor of Maryland, Leonard Calvert, claimed the point for his personal manor.
Today the park comprises 1, acres. On several occasions, Mr. Government, needing a hospital to house casualties of the Northern armies, leased the Point Lookout resort; Hammond General Hospital was built and received its Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates book Union Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates book patients on August 17, He reported the following: " rebel and Union patients in Hammond Hospital where facilities were good; the water supply was sufficient, Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates book bad due to shallow surface wells.
Roll 5 - Vol 5 Records relating to all prisoners. In just under two years, out of 52, Confederates imprisoned at Point Lookout, between 3, and 8, men died. As a result, the Rebels spent their winters shivering in biting cold and their summers in sweltering, pathogen-laden heat.
Brother to Washington D. They were housed in old tents. Bagwell, email secession62 hotmail. There were simply too many prisoners and not enough food, clothing, medicine, or tents to go around.
Additional cemetery policies may be posted on site. Contaminated water, meager rations, malaria and typhoid fever, and exposure to the elements led to a high death rate in the camp.
Roll 10 - Vol 17 Various states Posted by. They were forced to discard anything bearing the initials "U. Morning reports of patients and attendants in the prison hospital June-July Powerful currents Power outages are not at all unusual at Point Lookout.
And Point Lookout State Park, located at the southernmost tip of Maryland's western shore, undoubtedly has the most grisly history of any of the state's parks. Belle Isle Virginia Situated on a acre island within the James River, a stone's throw away from the Confederate capital of Richmond, Belle Isle received the ire of Northern politicians and poets alike.
On the the third day at Gettysburg, his gus stock was entirely shot off, but the shock did not even knock the gun out of his hand. In another story was added to house two keepers and their families, allowing the arduous duties involved in lighthouse keeping to be shared. I remember that for some reason I felt I was imposing on the woman and not wanting to be an imposition, I left to walk yards east to the Chesapeake Bay shore to record more data.A federal prison camp for Confederates was built on Point Lookout, Maryland, at the extreme tip of St.
Mary's County, on the barren peninsula where the Potomac River joins Chesapeake Bay. The camp was convenient to the battlefields in the East and therefore became the largest Union prison. The following pages are taken from the book entitled "Point Lookout POW Camp for Confederates" by Edwin Beitzell.
Please bear in mind, this is a partial list of those who**DIED** there, not a list of the approximately 52, who were imprisoned at Point Lookout. As of yet, to our knowledge, no such complete list exists. The Spirits of Point Lookout Point Lookout State Park was once the site of the Civil War's largest prison camp.
The tolls of war. out of 52, Confederates imprisoned at Point Lookout, between 3, and 8, men died. Today, two monuments honor the memory of the prisoners who died there. The first was built by the State of Maryland.Jul pdf, · Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates at tjarrodbonta.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(4)."The tale of the camp," writes Edwin Warfield Beitzell in his book, Point Lookout, Prison Camp for Confederates, "is a horrid story to tell.
It is a story of cruel decisions in high places, a.The following ebook are taken from the ebook entitled "Point Lookout POW Camp for Confederates" by Edwin Beitzell. Please bear in mind, this is a partial list of those who**DIED** there, not a list of the approximately 52, who were imprisoned at Point Lookout.
As of yet, to our knowledge, no such complete list exists.