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Outdoors the most stockade, the pa- on naked forums in sheds with out Naive sanatorium attendants, who fre- Island, "Often whereas strolling the "and ground of repeat the Lord's Prayer," I I my entire brain absorbed of my destiny nation of exis- locate upon the topic tence or my showing ahead of God. " even if there has been no authentic provision for providers within the felony camps, the instances held their very own. At males a few- Camp Chase and at quently have been paroled prisoners, wiped clean Johnson's Island, poker video games have been sus- wounds by means of pouring pended whereas chaplains one of the inmates soiled water over them; the water then seeped into the earth, provid- ing a breeding flooring preached sermons of wish. for bugs. Flies swarmed over the sufferers, laying their eggs in open wounds. those that felt robust adequate may arrange their personal actions the time. Few books have been or diversions to cross on hand within the or even fewer newspapers. a few camps had copies of the Bible, and at doubtful periods mail and applications got here from domestic. Illinois Cavalryman John McElroy recalled that he grew to become so starved for interpreting subject that he went via a prisons, notwithstanding, replica of Gray's Anatomy. different prisoners performed playing cards, checkers or a few of the felony commandants have been deeply afflicted through the sufferings of the inmates, and such ed. officers have been universally recognize- At Johnson's Island, recalled one inmate, Colonel Charles "good pal W. Hill used to be appeared to the prisoners, all of esteemed him very hugely for his kindness of center. " a lot the comparable was once acknowledged of Lieuten- ant Colonel Robert C. Smith, manded who com- the accomplice legal at Danville, Virginia. certainly, Smith was once acknowledged "a sort, sympathetic his prisoners and guy" to be such that the plight of his lack of ability to enhance chess, rolled cube or marbles, pitched ball drove him or stones, or whittled trinkets from bone or mandant in detail all in favour of 118 as a whom ultimately to the bottle. it one other comhis pris- was Colonel Richard Owen at Morton in Indianapolis. He used to be so re- oners' welfare Camp dersonville of his guards, Dambdst set of males in with but. " I "& they're the ever had the good fortune to one other prisoner idea spected via his former prisoners that once the fall struggle the Andersonville guards "the worst having a look they commissioned and paid for a bust of the colonel, which used to be positioned within the Indi- both too ana statehouse. extra on battle prismen less than usually, in spite of the fact that, Civil have been looked through the officers their keep an eye on because the evils of the scallawags," and remarked that they have been process. embodiment of One inmate Libby Prison's Richard Turner all younger who ought to to carry a rifle or "old the great in their kingdom. " legal inmates quickly discovered to differentiate the defined among the habit of the uncooked militiamen "a vul- and the veterans. As accomplice Lieutenant as gar, coarse brute," McHenry Howard drel that ever fantry recalled, referred to as that for and "the maximum scounwent unhung.

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