From Claiborne's preface to the work: "As originally written, the narrative was almost literally in his [Dale's] own words. In the present memoir I have preserved his language in many parts, and faithfully expressed his opinions." The first passage...
The memoir gives an account of Austill's experience as a prisoner of war in several Union camps during the Civil War. He discusses everyday life in the camps (with particular focus on the inadequate rations); three unsuccessful escape attempts from...
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