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Libby Prison breakout

Joseph Wheelan

Libby Prison breakout

the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison

by Joseph Wheelan

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libby Prison,
  • United States. -- Army -- Officers -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prisoner-of-war escapes -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century,
  • Tunnels -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prisoners of war -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Escaped prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons,
  • Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph Wheelan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE612.L6 .W48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23678371M
    ISBN 109781586487164
    LC Control Number2009035738

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Libby, leased the three-story brick building where they operated a ship chandlery and grocerythe Confederacy took over the building and turned it into a prison for Union l Thomas E. Rose, a Union officer from the 77 th. Libby Prison Breakout recounts the largely unknown story of the escape of steel-nerved officers through a foot tunnel, and their flight in winter through the heart of the enemy homeland, amid an all-out Rebel manhunt.

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Libby Prison. Contributed by Angela M. Zombek. Libby Prison, in the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia, housed Union prisoners of war during the American Civil War (–).

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Libby held about Union officers at the time of the escape. Joseph Wheelan, author of Libby Prison Breakout, also learned that a number of Union colored soldiers were kept in the cellar.

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Now Joseph Wheelan. Libby Prison was located in Richmond, Va., often considered one of the key cities of the Confederacy, and this Southern stronghold soon became famous for its absolutely horrendous conditions.

The prisoners of war held there died often from starvation and disease, as more than 1, prisoners were forced into a former warehouse. Libby Prison in.

One of the south’s famous prisons was Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia. Before the war Luther Libby owned a warehouse for ship equipment that took up an entire block in the Confederate capitol.

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Brigadier General August Willich (), captured at the Battle of Stones River, is shown reading in bed, at right. Libby Prison was one of the famous prisons located in Richmond.

The Libby building, the only building in the area to have running water, was considered an ideal site by the Confederate authorities.

The building was formaly the Libby & Son Ship Chandlers & Grocers. It was. Escape from Libby Prison. In latea group of Union officers began preliminary plans for an escape from the Confederate hellhole.

By removing a stove on the first floor and chipping their way into the adjoining chimney, the officers constructed a cramped but effective passage for access to the eastern basement. After gaining access to the. There is an article in the latest issue of Civil War Times about the great Libby Prison breakout.

It mentions that after the war, the tobacco warehouse turned notorious Civil War prison was disassembled and moved to Chicago but doesn't go on to say where it is today.

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$ + $ Shipping. Picture Information. Opens image gallery. Image not available. Mouse over to Zoom- Seller Rating: % positive.Title "Libby Prison." The only picture in existence. As it appeared Aug / A. Hoen & Co. Richmond, Va. Summary Print shows three men and a child standing in the foreground with tents labeled "C.S.A." immediately behind them and the Libby Prison building in the background.Thomas successfully reached Union lines in the escape from Libby prison.

He was killed in battle on Jnear Atlanta. Full account published in Daily Evening Express on Aug List of prisoners in Richmond, Lancaster Intelligencer, 11/3/; Resources on Libby Prison breakout.