By Richard Triebe
This "Total-War" coverage used to be utilized to the legal method besides, yet for a completely varied cause. In 1864 the North had ended the prisoner trade and decreased prisoner's rations and garments. This was once virtually a demise sentence to the various weakened accomplice prisoners. even as the Northern prisons turned grossly overcrowded as the alternate have been halted the yr prior to. It used to be made up our minds to alleviate the crowding by means of establishing a brand new prisoner of battle camp at Elmira, big apple. even if, this legal was once to be like no different. at the floor Elmira felony camp seemed to be very basic. however, backstage yes influential officers secretly deliberate to create a retaliatory felony to punish the accomplice prisoners for the suspected wrongs of Andersonville legal in Georgia.
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