Den of Misery: Indiana's Civil War Prison by James R. Hall

By James R. Hall

Much has been written concerning the horrors of Southern Civil conflict prisons, yet little or no has been written in regards to the deplorable stipulations within Northern prisons. whereas deprivation affected even the civilian inhabitants of the South, the North used it as a device to punish their prisoners. Twenty-five years after the conflict, a nationally admired doctor and scientific researcher who have been incarcerated at Indiana�s Camp Morton leveled accusations opposed to that criminal, making transparent for the 1st time that it was once as inhumane as Andersonville. This booklet info the canopy up and denials via admired Den of distress: Indiana's Civil conflict legal info the cover-ups and denials in addition to the harsh realities of the criminal camp and chronicles the efforts by way of accomplice veterans to make identified the reality approximately their reviews. the writer incorporates a complete checklist of prisoners who died at Camp Morton and are buried in a mass grave in Indianapolis.
Union politicians and army officers, and encompasses a entire prisoner list.

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