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John Ransom's diary, Andersonville [sound recording] / by John Ransom.

Ransom, John L. (Author). Thorn, David. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora BOT CD 973 RAN (Text) 50825010430212 Audiobooks Available -
Rochester Library BOCD 973.7 RAN (Text) 33187002809990 BOCD (Adult) - R Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0786183411
  • ISBN: 9780786183418
  • Physical Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, p2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact discs.
In a container.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by David Thorn.
Summary, etc.: This book is an day-to-day documentary of the Civil War's most infamous Confederate prison, Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville. Here 13,000 wretched Union prisoners died within barely fourteen months, from starvation, scurvy, and other diseases that spread through the camp. There was little shelter but makeshift tents; little in the way of blankets, warm clothing, or even shoes; and a scarcity of food and fresh water. Often they were forced to sleep on the muddy ground in very crowded conditions. While the deplorable conditions bear witness to man's inhumanity to man, they also are witness to one man's undaunted spirit to survive to tell the dreadful tale.
Subject: Ransom, John L. > Diaries.
Andersonville Prison > Biography.
Prisoners of war > Georgia > Andersonville > Diaries.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Prisoners and prisons.
Andersonville (Ga.) > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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