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John Ransom"s diary.

John L. Ransom

John Ransom"s diary.

by John L. Ransom

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Published by P. S. Eriksson in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Andersonville Prison.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      First published in 1881 under title: Andersonville diary.

      StatementIntrod. by Bruce Catton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE612.A5 R2 1963
      The Physical Object
      Pagination281 p.
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5881463M
      LC Control Number63012542
      OCLC/WorldCa424518

      Get this from a library! John Ransom's Andersonville diary. [John L Ransom; Bruce Catton] -- Originally published privately: Andersonville diary Auburn, N.Y.: J.L. Ransom, An extraordinary day-to-day documentary of the Civil War's most infamous Confederate prison, Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville. Wh wretched Union prisoners died within barely

      John Ransom’s Diary - John Ransom’s Diary audiobook, by John Ransom This book is an extraordinary day-to-day documentary of the Civil War’s most infamous Confederate prison, Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville. Here thirteen thousand wretched Union prisoners died within barely fourteen months, from starvation, scurvy, and other diseases that spread through. John Ransom was a year-old Union soldier when he became a prisoner of war in In his unforgettable diary, Ransom reveals the true story of his day-to-day struggle in the worst of Confederate prison camps--where hundreds of prisoners died daily. Ransom's story of survival is, according to Publishers Weekly, a great adventure observant, eloquent, and moving.4/5(1).

      Ransom, John L. John Ransom's Andersonville diary. New York, NY.: Berkley Books, , © (OCoLC) Named Person: John L Ransom; John L Ransom: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John L Ransom. # Berkley Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. John Ransom's Andersonville Diary by John L. Ransom A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.


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John Ransom was a printer in Jackson, Michigan before the war. He eventually escaped from Confederate prisons and returned to the north. He features as a character in Mackinlay Kantor’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Andersonville. His diary was published in He died at the age of 76 on 23rd September in Los Angeles County/5().

John Ransom was a printer in Jackson, Michigan before the war. He eventually escaped from Confederate prisons and returned to the north. He features John Ransoms diary. book a character in Mackinlay Kantor’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Andersonville.

His diary was published in He died at the age of 76 on 23rd September in Los Angeles County/5(). This book is an actual compilation of a Civil War Soldier's diary which was started at the at the beginning of his confinement in the infamous Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp. The horrors, degradation, and filth experienced by the prisoners who were unfortunate enough to end-up in this camp are on a par with Nazi death camps of WWII/5().

In his unforgettable diary, Ransom reveals the true story of his day-to-day struggle in the worst of Confederate prison camps--where hundreds of prisoners died daily. Ransom's story of survival is, according to Publishers Weekly, "a great adventure observant, eloquent, and moving."/5(2).

Admittedly, this particular book is a classic because of what John Ransom wrote about his own experiences in Andersonville (and before that in Richmond's ironically named Belle Isle prison), but Bruce Catton does a good job in framing this particular book as a masterpiece of prison literature/5.

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Ransom was the quartermaster of Company A, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War and a Union prisoner in the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. This is his diary which. Genre/Form: History Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ransom, John L.

John Ransom's diary. New York, P.S. Eriksson []. JOHN RANSOM'S DIARY by John Ransom ‧ RELEASE DATE: An original, unretouched record, this is the diary of a twenty year old Michigan Cavalry brigade quartermaster who was captured in the fall of and spent the balance of the war in Confederate prisons- even ""the worst of Author: John Ransom.

John Ransom's Diary; All formats/editions. This book is an extraordinary day-to-day documentary of the Civil War's most infamous Confederate prison, Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville.

H wretched Union prisoners died within barely fourteen months, from starvation, scurvy, and other diseases that spread through the camp. John Ransom's Diary | This book is an extraordinary day-to-day documentary of the Civil War's most infamous Confederate prison, Camp Sumter, better known as Andersonville.

Here thirteen thousand wretched Union prisoners died within barely fourteen months, from starvation, scurvy, and other diseases that spread through the camp.

John Ransom’s Anderson Diary: Life Inside The Civil War’s Most Infamous Prison, with an introduction by Bruce Catton. Admittedly, this particular book is a classic because of what John Ransom wrote about his own experiences in Andersonville (and before that in Richmond’s ironically named Belle Isle prison), but Bruce Catton does a good job in framing this particular book as a.

John Ransom Phillips takes the subject of one’s bed as a realm where extraordinary things take place—where we experience our key human rites of passage. We take to our beds to be born and to grow, to hide and to dream, to be alone and cling together, to come of age and make love, to create and procreate, to ail and to heal and to rest and.

John Ransom's Diary - A Great Listen This book was well read and was an easy listen. I had seen the TV Movie "Andersonville" and liked it, so I thought I would try out this book. This book gives far more detail into what life was like at Andersonville and also as a POW in the south during the Civil War.

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John L. Ransom () (Union prisoner), a printer from Jackson, Michigan, who kept a detailed diary of his capture, imprisonment, and escape.

This was published as Andersonville Diary. Robert Hall Chilton (Confederate Inspector General in Richmond who received reports from Field Surgeons, and consequently wondered, in print, about the Author: MacKinlay Kantor.

John L. Ransom's book, Andersonville Diary, was published in He died at the age 76 years on 23rd September in Los Angeles County. Henry Wirz gave instructions for the men to .John Ransom was an ordinary Union soldier captured during the Civil War, but, perhaps because he was a printer, he knew a record of his experiences could be valuable, and he made sure to secure a series of blank books to fill during his more than a year in Confederate hands/5().

This book is an actual compilation of a Civil War Soldier's diary which was started at the at the beginning of his confinement in the infamous Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp. The horrors, degradation, and filth experienced by the prisoners who were unfortunate enough to end-up in this camp are on a par with Nazi death camps of WWII/5.