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Salisbury Prison a case study of Confederate military prisons, 1861-1865 by Louis A. Brown

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Published by Broadfoot Pub. Co. in Wilmington, NC .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Salisbury Prison (N.C.),
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-331) and index.

Statementby Louis A. Brown.
LC ClassificationsE612.S15 B76 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1348627M
LC Control Number92237283

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An excellent book, as John Helmer says, about what should have happened but did not, rather than what actually did. If we believe, as we are led to, that false flag events are real things, then what I find difficult to reconcile is how sloppily they are often put together/5(6). Salisbury prison was originally intended to hold around 2, prisoners at capacity. The problem that the Confederacy faced after many battles was the influx of prisoners being transferred from Libby prison in Richmond as well as many other prisons from around the entire South. Operating from July until February , the Confederate Prison at Salisbury held nea Union soldiers during the Civil War. The prison was the only one of its kind in North Carolina, and overcrowding and poor prison conditions led to the deaths of many Union prisoners of war. Today, the Salisbury National Cemetery honors those who died at the prison garrison. The Salisbury Confederate Prison Association, Inc. P.O. Box Salisbury, NC PRISON HISTORY On a knoll in the beautifully maintained Historic Salisbury National Cemetery lies an area marked by the absence of individual tombstones.

Louis Brown's The Salisbury Prison: A Case Study of Confederate Military Prisons, provides an all inclusive look into the Confederate Prison located in Salisbury, North Carolina. The book goes into detail about how the prisoners were treated at the beginning of the war and how the treatment deteriorated over the years and when a new command relieved the older, less harsh command. Address: Camp Road, Salisbury, NC Phone: County: Rowan Offender capacity: Facility type: Male, Medium/Minimum Custody VISITATION TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. To prevent the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID), prison visitation was suspended as of Monday, Ma , with the exception of legal and pastoral visits. For months Salisbury was the “most endurable prison,” with only inmates who were allowed to “exercise in the open air.” They were comparatively well fed and treated kindly, recalled former inmate Willard W. Glazier in 2 Before the great influx of prisoners arrived at Salisbury in October of , the prison population remained. Salisbury Prison. Search, View, Print Union & Confederate Civil War Prisoner of War Records, Confederate Salisbury, North Carolina When Gov. Henry T. Clark of North Carolina shopped for a new prison camp, the abandoned cotton factory in downtown Salisbury seemed like a good deal. It was on a rail line, facilitating prisoner.

  Helmer, though, has a different take on events. This is what he thinks happened, as written on page of the book: Sergei Skripal poisoned himself by accident on March 4, , in the centre of Salisbury. At the time he was engaged in an operation, freelance or official, which was known to the British intelligence agency MI6. Salisbury University, ranked among the top universities in Maryland, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution located on . Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in England. Located on a hill about 2 miles (3 km) north of modern Salisbury near the A road, the settlement appears in some of the earliest records in the is an English Heritage property and is open to the public.. The great monoliths of Stonehenge and Avebury were erected nearby and indications of prehistoric. References: Louis A. Brown, The Salisbury Prison: A Case Study of Confederate Military Prisons, (). Annette Gee Ford, The Captive: Major John H. Gee, Commandant of the Confederate Prison at Salisbury, North Carolina, ().