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The Andersonville Diary

J. RANSOM

The Andersonville Diary

by J. RANSOM

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

unabridged Audio Cass

ContributionsADRIAN CORNAUER (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12034129M
ISBN 101556900171
ISBN 109781556900174

Jan 01,  · The diary mirrors Ransom's changing attitudes from the moody early staccato sentences when he is first captured to the resigned and eventually cheerful prose when the war draws to a close. This book is an extraordinary day-to-day documentary of the Civil War's most infamous Confederate prison, Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville. Find books like Andersonville Diary from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Andersonville Diary also liked: Campaignin.

A novel written in by Tracy Groot entitled The Sentinels of Andersonville depicts some of the Historical players such as Capt. Henry Wirz and General John Winder and fictional prisoners in Andersonville Prison as rebel neighbors, attempting to help the prisoners, were vilified by the town of . Photo, Print, Drawing Andersonville Prison as seen by John L. Ransom, author and publisher of "Andersonville diary, escape and list of the dead," Washington, D.C. / A. Sachse & Co. Lithographers & Printers, Baltimore. digital file from original print.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Andersonville Diary - Escape - With List of the Dead by John L. Ransom (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . For the next 23 months moving from camp to camp Dougherty kept his secret diary noting down his experiences of daily life. Of the Union soldiers taken prisoner with him, he was the sole survivor, with nearly all of them perishing at the hands of commander Captain Wirz in the notorious Andersonville.


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The Andersonville Diary by J. RANSOM Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dec 07,  · This book is an actual compilation of a Civil War Soldier's diary which was started at the at the beginning of his confinement in the infamous Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp.

The horrors, degradation, and filth experienced by the prisoners who were unfortunate enough to end-up in this camp are on a par with Nazi death camps of vassilyk.coms: I first heard of John Ransom's diary some years ago when I read MacKinlay Kantor's Pulitzer-Prize winning novel ANDERSONVILLE, which is a fictionalized account of life inside and outside Camp Sumter, GA, the POW camp known as Andersonville/5.

Andersonville Diary (Expanded, Annotated) [John L. Ransom] on vassilyk.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of the most starkly vivid, exciting, and detailed accounts of survival in Georgia's notorious Andersonville Prison during the American Civil War.

John Ransom was only 20 years old at the time of his vassilyk.coms: He features as a character in Mackinlay Kantor’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Andersonville.

His diary was published in His diary was published in He died at the age of 76 on 23rd September in Los Angeles vassilyk.coms: Overview. John Ransom was a year-old Union soldier when he became a prisoner of war in In his unforgettable diary, Ransom reveals the true story of his day-to-day struggle in the worst of Confederate prison camps--where hundreds of prisoners died daily.

Ransom's story of survival is, according to Publishers Weekly, "a great adventure /5(2). Dennison's Andersonville Diary: The Diary of an Illinois Soldier in the Infamous Andersonville Prison Camp.

This book contains excerpts from his diaries and memoirs he wrote later in his life about his experiences there. Andersonville is an infamous place because of the horrible conditions. Thousands of soldiers died in the camp, many unnecessarily.4/5.

Excellently read diary of a civil war prisoner in the brutal southern Andersonville prison camp. But the northern prison camps for Confederate POW's were even far worse, and there there was no excuse, as the south could not even feed and clothe its own soldiers.

As always it is the victors that write the history books. Andersonville is a novel by MacKinlay Kantor concerning the Confederate prisoner of war camp, Andersonville prison, during the American Civil War (–).

The novel was originally published inand won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year. Andersonville was the name of a Confederate prison carved out of the timber of northeast Georgia.

This book was a most distressing tale of POW Unionists enclosed inside the walls of 20 acres. At one time 40, men were there. They were given NO shelter and the food was a half a loaf of corn bread per day, but not real corn bread/5.

John Ransom's Andersonville Diary. John Ransom was a year-old Union soldier when he became a prisoner of war in In his unforgettable diary, Ransom reveals the true story of his day-to-day struggle in the worst of Confederate prison camps--where hundreds of prisoners died daily.4/5(1). John Ransom was a twenty-year-old Union soldier when he wascaptured in and became a prisoner of war.

Held in the infamousAndersonville prison until he was near death, Ransom never gave up his loveof life.

He hated the conditions of his captivity, but not his captors--men likehimself who were caught in the whirlwind of forces beyond their vassilyk.com a rate honesty simplicity, and insight 4/5(1).

Andersonville Diary, Escape, and List of the Dead: With Name, Co., Regiment, Date of Death and No. of Grave in Cemetery John L.

Ransom Douglass bros., - Andersonville Prison - pages4/5(1). Whether you are a devotee of Civil War stories or not, John Ransom's "Andersonville Diary/Life Inside the Civil War's Most Infamous Prison" is a fabulous story of toughing it out in the worst of situations, and a thorough examination of one of the Civil War's darkest times and vassilyk.com Dormarunno, author of 5/5(5).

vassilyk.com: andersonville diary. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime. Apr 12,  · Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead - audiobook John L.

RANSOM ( - ) John L. Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th. Acclaimed as the greatest novel ever written about the War Between the States, this searing Pulitzer Prize-winning book captures all the glory and shame of America's most tragic conflict in the vivid, crowded world of Andersonville, and the people who lived outside its barricades.

John Ransom was a printer in Jackson, Michigan before the war. He eventually escaped from Confederate prisons and returned to the north. He features as a character in Mackinlay Kantor’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Andersonville.

His diary was published in He died at the age of 76 on 23rd September in Los Angeles vassilyk.coms: 1. the most widely reproduced prisoner's account of Andersonville Prison is Michigan sergeant John Ransom's Andersonville Diary, which has appeared in several editions (and under different titles) since its original publication in Ransom was among the first prisoners brought to Andersonville and spent six months there.

Andersonville diary; escape, and list of dead, with name, company, regiment, date of death and number of grave in cemetery by Ransom, John L. John Ransom's Andersonville Diary Thursday, July 7, pm For July, I thought something quintessentially American was called for, and as this is the sesquicentennial of the start of the Civil War, John Ransom ’s diary of his 14 months as a P.O.W.

in the Confederate prison system seemed a .Andersonville Diary, Escape And List Of The Dead By: John L. Ransom () John L. Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War and a Union prisoner in the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia.John Ransom was a young Union soldier when he was captured by Confederate forces and taken to Andersonville, the worst of the brutal Civil War prison camps.

Insightful, adventurous, and powerful, his diary preserves a rare portrait of the harsh life of the Confederate prisons. Yet it also sings with the hope of a man who loves life and manages to keep his sense of humor and compassion even as.