Rebels at Rock Island: The Story of a Civil War Prison

By: McAdams, Benton

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Book Condition: near fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with gilt spine titles, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, xiv 260 pp., illus. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear. From the publisher: “Ashley Wilkes of Gone with the Wind helped to seal Rock Island's reputation as the ‘Andersonville of the North.’ McAdams separates truth from fiction about the Rock Island Barracks, the prison that held tens of thousands of Confederate soldiers. Revealing that Rock Island was not without its problems—ignominious punishments, inadequate facilities, malnutrition, and lack of basic supplies—McAdams shows how Union officers sought to maintain humane conditions in the face of a war that raged on longer than anyone anticipated. Two dozen rare photographs round out the unflinching descriptions of prison life.”

Title: Rebels at Rock Island: The Story of a Civil War Prison

Author Name: McAdams, Benton

Categories: Civil War,

Edition: First edition

Publisher: DeKalb, IL, Northern Illinois University Press: 2000

ISBN Number: 0875802672

ISBN Number 13: 9780875802671

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: near fine

Jacket Condition: near fine

Seller ID: 3527