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Prisoners of the Civil War: The Story of Two Americansby Westfall, Douglas
Publisher: Paragon Agency
Retail Price: $24.95 hardcover
Issue: Summer 2002
The second in the First Person Accounts of American History series, this work presents the lives of southern and northern prisoners of war. The stories of William T. Glassell of the Confederate navy and William H. H. Clayton of the Union army are put side by side so the reader can see the difference in prison funding and allowances made to prisoners. The text also features several period photographs, illustrations, timelines and fact panels.