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Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons is a book by American soldier and journalist John McElroy, first published in 1879. It is an account of McElroy's lengthy confinement in the Confederate Andersonville prison camp during the American Civil War. When he was sixteen years old in 1863, the author had enlisted in the Union Army as a private. In January 1864, he was among dozens of men captured near Jonesville, Virginia, by Confederate cavalrymen. He was first sent to Richmond, then to Andersonville in February 1864. All in all, he was incarcerated for fifteen months, and this work, based on his experience, became a bestseller. This is the complete 4 Volume set.
This book has 190,239 words, 330 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1879.
Production notes: This ebook of Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 22nd December 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Prisoners from the Front' by Winslow Homer.
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