By Mark Hughes
The hot Civil struggle instruction manual: proof and images from America's maximum clash is a whole updated consultant for American Civil struggle lovers of every age. writer Mark Hughes makes use of transparent and concise writing, tables, charts, and greater than a hundred pictures to track the historical past of the battle from the start of the clash via Reconstruction.
insurance contains battles and campaigns, the typical soldier, know-how, guns, ladies and minorities at battle, hospitals, prisons, generals, the naval battle, artillery, and masses extra. as well as those vital parts, Hughes encompasses a interesting part in regards to the Civil warfare on-line, together with well known weblog websites and different web assets. Reference fabric within the New Civil warfare instruction manual contains losses in battles, trade names for battles, significant factors of demise of Union squaddies (no facts exists for Confederates), deaths in POW camps, and different worthwhile yet tough to find information.
Civil battle buffs will locate the recent Civil battle instruction manual to be a useful speedy reference consultant, and person who makes a superb present for either the Civil warfare amateur and the Civil battle buff.
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Military healthcare professional General’s 1870 file additionally incorporated details at the motives of 195,627 non-battle-related Union soldier deaths (excluding those who happened in accomplice felony camps). they're, so as of frequency: explanation for demise variety of instances stated variety of Deaths Diarrhoea / Dysentery 1,741,914 43,548 Typhoid Fever 79,412 29,336 irritation of Lungs 77,335 19,971 intake 14,830 6,497 Smallpox 18,952 7,058 Measles 76,318 5,178 Typho-Malarial Fever 62,578 5,360 Remittent Fever 317,135 4,862 Congestive Intermittent Fever 16,209 4,164 Erysipelas 23,276 247 irritation of mind 1,279 Suicide 310 murder 174 Execution 143 vital Union Prisons In 1912, the Commissioner for Marking accomplice Graves within the North pronounced a complete of 25,560 accomplice squaddies, sailors, and voters buried in northern states. An unknown variety of accomplice prisoners died whereas in federal custody in southern states. criminal (location) height Occupancy Deaths Alton (IL) 1,721 – February 1865 1,691 Beaufort (SC) 117 Camp Butler (IL) 2,381 – December 1863 866 Camp Chase (Columbus, OH) 9,045 - February 1865 2,248 Camp Douglas (Chicago, IL) 11,762 – January 1865 4,457 Camp Morton (Indianapolis, IN) 4,906 - August 1864 1,638 Chester (PA) one hundred fifty five Elmira (NY) 9,480 – September 1864 3,022 castle Columbus (NYC Harbor, new york) be aware 1 fortress Delaware (Pea Patch Island, DE) 9,174 - July 1864 2,475 castle Lafayette (NYC Harbor, long island) observe 1 castle McHenry (Baltimore, MD) 29 castle Pickens (FL) citadel Warren (Boston Harbor, MA) thirteen castle wooden (NYC Harbor, long island) notice 1 Johnson’s Island (OH) 3,204 – January 1865 246 – observe 2 Little Rock (AR) Louisville (KY) 283 Madison (WI) a hundred and forty McLean Barracks (Cincinnati, OH) Memphis (TN) Nashville (TN) New Orleans (LA) 1,691 – September 1864 previous Capitol (DC) 1,009 – August 1863 notice three element Lookout (MD) 14,489 - July 1864 3,430 Rock Island (IL) 8,344 – August 1864 1,961 send Island (MS) 153 Saint Louis (Jefferson Barracks, MO) 1,259 Wheeling (WV) three Notes: 1. a few 515 accomplice POWs are buried in Cypress Hills nationwide Cemetery in Brooklyn, big apple. 2 . many of the Confederates hung on Johnson’s Island have been officials. three. nearly four hundred accomplice POWs died in Washington D. C. in the course of the warfare. primary accomplice Prisons Many accomplice felony records—including these referring to prisoner deaths—did no longer live on the conflict. The figures less than come from the Roll of Honor sequence released by means of the U. S. Quartermaster basic after the top of the clash. A significant (but unknown) variety of Union squaddies died en path to legal camps or whereas looking ahead to transportation to prisons from battlefields. identify (location) Deaths Americus (GA) no longer stated Andersonville (Camp Sumter, GA) 12,461 Atlanta (GA) 124 Augusta (GA) seventy nine Blackshear (FL) no longer mentioned Cahaba (AL) 147 Camp Ford (Tyler, TX) 1 Camp Groce (near Hempstead, TX) now not pronounced Camp Lawton (Millen, GA) 685 Camp Oglethorpe (Macon, GA) 236 Charleston (SC) 389 Charlotte (NC) no longer pronounced Columbia (SC) 33 Danville (VA) 778 Florence (SC) 2,793 Lynchburg (VA) 25 Marietta (GA) 189 cellular (AL) seventy seven Montgomery (AL) 198 Petersburg (VA) 36 Raleigh (NC) 23 Richmond (VA – Belle Isle, fortress Thunder, Crew’s, Grant’s manufacturing facility, Libby, Pemberton’s Scott’s, and Smith manufacturing unit) 3,4501 Salisbury (NC) 3,5042 Savannah (GA) 2 Shreveport (LA) no longer pronounced Tuscaloosa (AL) now not stated Notes 1.