Features: 16 b&w illus. Notes. Bib. Index.
Soon after the close of military operations in the American Civil War,
another war began over how it would be remembered by future generations.
The prisoner-of-war issue has figured prominently in Northern and
Southern writing about the conflict. Northerners used tales of
Andersonville to demonize the Confederacy, while Southerners vilified
Northern prison policies to show the depths to which Yankees had sunk to
attain victory. more... about Andersonvilles of the North: The Myths and Realities of Northern Treatment of Civil War Confederate Prisoners
History/Military Book Club Selection, 2008