9 edition of Mr. Bancroft"s letter on the exchange of prisoners during the American War of Independence. found in the catalog.
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Functions: Conducted business with Confederate authorities concerning U.S. ("federal") prisoners of war, and maintained parole camps in which federal prisoners of war released by the Confederacy were confined pending a prisoner-of-war exchange. Supervised Confederate prisoners of war and civilians interned in U.S. prisons and prison camps. This database contains records relating to Civil War Prisoners of War (POW). The database is comprised of four National Archives (NARA) microfilm series (M, M, M, and M). Microfilm series M contains records relating to Federal or Union POWs that were held by Confederate authorities at Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia.
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Bancroft's letter on the exchange of prisoners during the American War of Independence [George Bancroft ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This reproduction was printed from a digital file created at the Library of Congress as part of an extensive scanning effort started with a generous donation from the Alfred P.
Sloan. NEW-YORK, Feb. 14, MY DEAR MR. BRADISH: The interest that attaches to the question of the exchange of prisoners between our loyal armies and the. Bancroft's letter on the exchange of prisoners during the American War of Independence.
Author: George Bancroft ; Luther Bradish ; New-York Historical Society. As early as Jthe quartermaster-general of the Confederacy wrote that it was almost impossible to feed the prisoners at Lynchburg, and that he deemed it his duty to state that "the difficulty of maintaining prisoners is most serious, and that the growing deficiency in the resources of the Confederacy will render the speedy exchange of prisoners of war or.
Actually Washington, who was not always eager to trade away British regulars, said on J “Exchange of prisoners, though urged by humanity, is not politic.
It would give force to the British, and add but little to our own. Few of the American prisoners belong to the army and the enlistment of those who do, is nearly expired.”. Americans taken prisoner during the War The detailed personal information on these men recorded in the General Entry Books is the richest single source of data relating to early American seafarers Ira Dy, recipient of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for excellence in US Naval history.
If we commence a system of exchange which liberates all prisoners taken, we will have to fight on until the whole South is exterminated.
If we hold those caught they amount to no more than dead men." . S^O PRISONERS OF WAR (BRITISH AND AMERICAN), Among a collection of Revolutionary papers — a very small part of the correspondence of Colonel Samnel Blachley Webb, of the Connecticut line — I found two lists of officers, prisoners of war, one prepared at the request of the com- missary-general of prisoners in the Royal army.
List of American Prisoners Of Wartaken from the Index to certified copy of list of american prisoners of war as recorded in general entry book Ottawa, Canada -- list of american prisoners of war who died at Princetown, Dartmoor, England Compiled by Mrs.
Henry James Carr. During the American Revolutionary War (–), management and treatment of prisoners of war (POWs) was very different from the standards of modern standards, as outlined in the Geneva Conventions of later centuries, assume that captives will be held and cared for by their captors.
One primary difference in the 18th century was that care and supplies for. Now the courtesy of an editor at Naval Institute Press enables me to share with you the remarkable letters from prison of a Yankee privateersman captured in the War of The editor is Kimberley A.
VanDerveer, the production editor on my book "The U.S. Merchant Marine at War, " She is a direct descendant of the author of the. Bancroft's letter on the exchange of prisoners during the American War of Independence.
(Book, )  Get this from a library. Photostatic reproductions of letters written by U.S. military personnel interned in German and Japanese prisoner-of-war camps during World War II. Chiefly from prisoners of war held in Stalag Luft II and Stalag Luft III located in wartime Germany and prisoners interned in Timiș, Romania.
Japanese camps include internment sites at Mukden and Shanghai, China. The letter dates from June with a stamp from the Nazi’s Stalag VIIIb prisoner of war camp which was located in occupied Poland near Lamsdorf during the war.
The camp was home to thousands of prisoners of war right up until The letter is from Rifleman G Jenner and was sent to Mrs Guy in Milton Abbas, which is a town in the north of Dorset county. Understandably, many joined the British forces to avoid a certain death. You can learn more about their fates in the book.
We hope to see you at the book signing on February 7. Lecture and Book Signing Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, February 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
The list below is a sample of files containing names of British, Loyalist and American prisoners of war during the American Revolution and can be found among the Papers of the Continental Congress. Id DateRoll No. Item Vol. Page Notes US POWS 36 29 2 33 name, rank, regiment, 6 pages Navy Officers 44 37 Civil War prisoner's letter: 'Hopeing the scene may soon change' By the CNN Wire Staff Cpl.
Charles H. Knox wrote a letter to his wife while being held prisoner at a Civil War prisoner camp in. American Prisoners of the Revolution: Names of Men.
The British used the ships at Wallabout Bay, later the site of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, for naval prisoners on this side of the Atlantic. The prisoners included men captured on American privateers, merchant ships, French, Spanish, and Dutch vessels.
Vol 77 Roll call book for prison no. 2, Vol 78 Roll call book for prison no. 3, c List of prisoners received from Henderson, Ky List of political prisoners paroled at Columbus, Ohio, Oct-Nov List of prisoners for exchange, List of prisoners, Jan-May Roll call books for prison no.
World War II Prisoners of War Data File, December 7, to Novem The World War II Prisoners of War Data File Index holdsrecords that begin on December 7, and continue through Novem These records were compiled from the.
Inside the Jersey prison ship during the Revolutionary War (Library of Congress). Co-authored with Don N. Hagist An inevitable facet of warfare is prisoners. During the American Revolution, thousands of soldiers and sailors were captured by each side and the prisoners suffered in many ways.Gen.
HOWE in reply, dated Aug. 1, arranged for the exchange of Mr. LOVELL and Gov. SKENE, said Col. ALLEN's case did not fall within his department, and added: the number of American prisoners. Though prisoners taken in Texas, Missouri, Virginia, and elsewhere had been paroled early in the war, their exchange was not completed until much later.
The first instance of formal exchange, apparently, is that in Missouri, when four officers of General G. J. Pillow's command met four of the command of Colonel W. H. L. Wallace, and exchanged.