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Five Hundred Days in Rebel Prisons

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Charles Fosdick was a soldier in the Iowa Volunteers during the Civil War. He was captured and spent most of the rest of the war in Andersonville Prison.
Supposedly, no publisher at the time would handle this book because of the government efforts towards reconciliation.
Fosdick self-published the book in 1887.
Quantity of books printed is unknown.
Published 1887
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Jun 13, 2011 Cathy rated it really liked it
Charles Fosdick was my cousin. He served with the Iowa Volunteers until he was captured. He spent most of the war in Confederate prisons, primarily Andersonville.
The book is, obviously, very derogatory towards the Confederate treatment of prisoners. It details the lack of food, shelter and medical care at Andersonville.
No publisher would handle the book due to government pressure. The government was focused on reconciliation with the South and did not want Fosdick's book read by the general popu
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