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Prisoners of war

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Worthington Camp Morton papers

 Collection — Folder S1524
Identifier: S1524
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photocopy of the submission “Civil War Letters of Confederate Cavalryman and Dallasite, Thomas Payne Worthington,” a contribution of 9 pages in length, excerpted from the June 1980 issue of The Quarterly of the Dallas Genealogical Society (specifically, pages 91-99). The items in the compilation include 3 diary entries and 15 letters, most of the letters having been written by Thomas Payne Worthington from Camp Morton in...
Dates: 1980

Urban Baldwin diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0059
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original handwritten journal as well as a typed transcript version of Urban Baldwin’s experiences fighting for the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary spans the spring and part of the summer of 1865. Baldwin records much about army camp life and details of skirmishes and small battles.
Dates: 1865

William Newman personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S1014
Identifier: S1014
Scope and Contents This collection includes the manuscript, "The Experiences of Lt. William Newman as Told by Himself, Sunday Evening, August 6, 1944." The typewritten narrative was sent to Eli Lilly in September, 1944 by Lt. Newman's father, Henry L. Newman, and describes the Army Ranger's experiences in World War II after being taken prisoner by German forces during the Battle of Cisterna (January 30-February 2, 1944). After 8 or 9 days, William Newman was able to escape and traveled more than 200 kilometers by...
Dates: 1944