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4 edition of Pay of Federal soldiers confined in Confederate military prisons. found in the catalog.

Pay of Federal soldiers confined in Confederate military prisons.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims.

Pay of Federal soldiers confined in Confederate military prisons.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldiers,
  • Prisons,
  • United States--Armed Forces--Pay, allowances, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPay of Federal soldiers confined in Confederate prisons
    SeriesH.rp.871
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16108892M

    The establishment of the Confederate Stockade on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie led to the transfer of most of the officers to the new prison. Subsequently, enlisted men and non-commissioned officers made up the bulk of the Confederate soldiers confined at Camp Chase. By Camp Chase held 8, men, the peak of the prison population. In the latter part of the Civil War, the Confederate States government built a large stockaded prison in south-central Georgia. Between February , when the first prisoners arrived, and April , when the prison ceased to exist, more t Union soldiers were confined there. Of these, more t perished from disease.

      It was built in early after Confederate officials decided to move the large number of Federal prisoners in and around Richmond to a place of greater security and more abundant food. During the 14 months it existed, more t Union soldiers were confined here. Confederate casualties w with 1, dead. This represented 25% of the Federal force and 31% of the Confederate. More Americans died in battle on Septem , than on any other day in the nation's military history. The Confederate General A. P. Hill described the most terrible slaughter that this war has yet witnessed.

    The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more t Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, alm died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a. This is a list of U.S. military prisons and brigs operated by the federal Department of Defense for prisoners and convicts from the United States military. recommended by BRAC for closure no later than Septem (source:[1]).


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Pay of Federal soldiers confined in Confederate military prisons by United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims. Download PDF EPUB FB2

[ digital copy] Pay of Federal soldiers confined in Confederate military prisons. book – 29 1; Register of Civilian Prisoners, Mar. June 30 A.R. 5; Register of Confederate and Federal 1 Soldiers and Civilians Sentenced, A.R.

6 Register of Prisoners Confined Under Sentence, A.R. 7 Register of Prisoners Confined, Discharged, Escaped, and Transferred, A.R.

8 Register. Register of confederate and federal soldiers and civilians sentenced Register of prisoners confined under sentence Register of prisoners confined, discharged, escaped, and transferred Register of deaths of prisoners Roll 16 - Registers of prisoners discharged and released June June American Civil War Prison Camps were operated by both the Union and the Confederacy to handle thesoldiers captured during the war from to The Record and Pension Office in countedNortherners who were captured.

In most were immediately paroled; after the parole exchange system broke down inaboutwent to prison camps. Microfilm series M contains a register of Confederate soldiers, sailors, and citizens who died in Federal prisons and military hospitals in the North between and The register is generally organized alphabetically by name of prison or hospital and then alphabetically by name of the deceased.

Altogether, more t Union soldiers were confined in Andersonville at one time or another. Of th are buried in the Andersonville cemetery. Most of the deaths were caused by diarrhea, dysentery, gangrene, and scurvy – diseases that the Confederate doctors could not arrest because they lacked proper facilities, personnel, and.

Post Returns seem to indicate that all military prisoners were gone by Novemberwith no prisoners returning until August of However, letters from log books and Received at Post dates for prisoners seem to indicate that there were indeed prisoners confined here.

Whether in Federal prison or a military prison, refusing to obey the guards will land you in segregation, aka solitary confinement, aka "The Hole." The only activity left to a prisoner in solitary confinement is sleeping or perhaps carrying on a conversation with him or herself.

In a military prison, noncompliance can land you in solitary for. Do Soldiers Get Paid While in Confinement?. The U.S. military had more than million men and women serving on active duty in With this number of uniformed members, the military is bound to have its share of troublemakers and malcontents, including those requiring some form of military confinement.

There are. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, all Leavenworth inmates are expected to keep regular job assignments and will receive pay through the Inmate Performance Pay System (IPPS).Pay is based on grade and the inmate must remain in that position for 90 days before they may request reassignment.

These jobs are service-type jobs in the kitchen and other areas of the facility. Confederate Maltreatment of Union Prisoners at Andersonville Prison. Bythe Confederate Prison at Andersonville was frequently undersupplied with food affecting BOTH prisoners and the Confederate personnel within the fort.

Even when sufficient food was available, its quality was very poor. Beginning in the s, the War Department created the Compiled Military Service Record (CMSR) to document the military service of Volunteer soldiers. Transcribed from original muster and pay rolls, regimental returns, descriptive books, hospital rolls, and other records, the CMSRs were intended to permit more rapid and efficient checking of military and medical records in connection.

The "Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, " (NARA M) is a collection consisting of bound volumes. The records are of Confederate prisoners of war and political prisoners confined in Union prisons.

They consist mainly of registers and lists of captured soldiers and civilians. The records contain information such as. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System currently includes information about two Civil War prisons: Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, once a temporary home to more t Confederate soldiers; and Andersonville prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, where more t Union soldiers were confined.

Between Februarywhen the first prisoners arrived, and Aprilwhen the prison ceased to exist, more t Union soldiers were confined there.

Of these, more t perished from disease, malnutrition, overcrowding, and exposure. The prison's official name was Camp Sumter, but most people called it Andersonville.

The Pennsylvania Monument was erected inand stands 40 feet high on a granite base that is 20 feet by 20 feet. This monument was erected to commemorate the patriotic devotion, heroism and self sacrifice of the officers and soldiers of the Pennsylvania volunteers who died while confined as POWs in the Confederate military prison at Salisbury.

By contrast, by the end of the warConfederate soldiers would be held in Union prison camps. Military engagements would sometimes result in the surrender of thousands of men at a time and so the Union scrambled to find a place to house all these prisoners.

Pay of federal soldiers confined in confederate military prisons. By United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims. Topics: United States--History--Civil War, Prisoners and prisons., Bounties, Military--United States. [from old catalog] Bounties, Military.

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, only Union soldiers were eligible for military benefits. It wasn’t until the s that confederate soldiers began receiving pensions from the federal government.

Prior to that, confederate soldiers could apply for benefits through the state they resided in. Andersonvilles of the North: The Myths and Realities of Northern Treatment of Civil War Confederate Prisoners by James M.

Gillispie published by University of North Texas Press () pages Hardcover $, Kindle If you pick this book up thinking it is an indictment of Northern. VA can pay certain benefits to veterans who are incarcerated in a Federal, state or local penal institution.

However, the amount they can pay depends on the type of benefit and reason for. Books: Glasson, William Henry, Federal Military Pensions in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, Glasson, William Henry, History of Military Pension Legislation in the United States.

New York: Columbia University Press, Gorman, Kathleen, “Confederate Pensions as Southern Social Welfare,” in Elna C. Greene, Before the New Deal: Social Welfare in the South, Soldier added to the Delaware Confederate Monument on ~ Martin, John E.; of Seaford, Delaware, accepted employment with the Confederate Government in June (Of the prominent Martin family of Seaford.) Reference: "Delaware Civil War Centennial" dated Confined and paroled from military prison in Baltimore, Maryland.Confederate Prisoners of War, – On Jthe War Department established the Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners, an independent agency within the Department, that had the responsibility for the supervision of Confederate prisoners of war and political prisoners confined in Union prisons.

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