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Prison life in the Old capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War

James Joseph Williamson

Prison life in the Old capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War

by James Joseph Williamson

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Published by [s.n.] in West Orange, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wirz, Henry, -- 1823?-1865.,
  • Old Capitol Prison (Washington, D.C.),
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 16681)

    Statementby James J. Williamson ; illustrations by B.F. Williamson.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Confederate.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16681.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination162 p.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17550820M

    The Old Brick Capitol in Washington, D.C., served as temporary Capitol of the United States from to The building was a private school, a boarding house, and, during the American Civil War, a prison known as the "Old Capitol Prison.". It was demolished in , and its site is now occupied by the U.S. Supreme Court : U.S. Government. software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software Library. Internet Arcade. Top Kodi Archive and Support File Community Software Vintage Software APK MS-DOS CD-ROM Software CD-ROM Software Library. Full text of "Reminiscences of the Civil War".

    Mr. Patterson’s time in the Old Capitol Prison was only a matter of months, but it is interesting to note his belief that the motivations of people aligned with the Southern cause were not much different than those of the North. The author explains in his Preface: “We fought for what we considered our rights, and lost. The "Old Capitol" Prison By Colonel N. T. Colby That which is commonly known as the Old Capitol Prison, and which figured so conspicuously in the history of the late war, consisted, really, of two separate and distinct edifices, locally known by the names of the Old Capitol and the Carroll buildings, and were situated, the first, on the corner of Pennsylvania avenue and .

    After the British burned the U.S. Capitol during the War of , Congress built a brick building on 1st St. in Washington to serve as a temporary capitol. The building became known as the Old Capitol after Congress moved back to its permanent home, and it began a new life as a fashionable boardinghouse. Sen. John C. Old Capitol Prison Washington D C. The Last Act in My Drama at Wash. ington. Transportation Home. Other editions - View all. Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War Adelaide W. Smith Full view - Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War.


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Originally published inJames J. Williamson's Prison Life in the Old Capitol tracks his time served as a prisoner in the Old Capitol Prison in Washington D.C during the time of the American Civil War.5/5(2). Originally published inJames J.

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Throughout this memoir, Williamson presents a true picture of the daily life and routine observed by those in the prison as William himself saw it.5/5(2). Prison Life in the Old Capitol and Reminiscences of the Civil WAR Paperback – Febru /5(2).

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Throughout this memoir, Williamson presents a true picture of the daily life. Prison life in the Old Capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War Prison life in the Old Capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War by Williamson, James Joseph, ; Williamson, B. Publication date Topics Wirz, Henry, ?, Old Capitol Prison (Washington, D.C.), Prisons -- Washington Pages: Prison life in the Old Capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War by James Joseph Williamson.

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Get this from a library. Prison life in the Old capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War. [James J Williamson]. The "Old Capitol" and Its Keeper keeper of the Old Capitol, compiled a bulging scrapbook of remi-niscences, and yet even to Civil War addicts remains a shadowy presence.

First, however, what was the Old Capitol. It was a depressing jumble of structures strewn along today's Capitol Hill in the general area of the Supreme Court building.3 Its.

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West Orange, N.J.: [publisher not identified], (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Wirz; Henry Wirz: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: James J Williamson; B F Williamson. Get this from a library. Prison life in the Old Capitol and reminiscences of the Civil War.

[James Joseph Williamson; B F Williamson]. Prison Life in the Old Capitol and Reminiscences The author tells why he fought for the South in the first place: When the grave question's which for years agitated our country had reached the crisis, and there remained but in the ultima ratio regum (the final argument i.e., Brand: BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research).

Located at 1st and A Streets just east of the U.S. Capitol, the building received its name because for four years () it had housed Congress after the Capitol burned in the War of It had been a private school, boarding house and hotel before being turned into a jail in July Prison life in the Old Capitol and reminiscences of the.

Prison life in the Old capitol and reminiscences of the Civil war. West Orange, N.J., (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Wirs: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James J Williamson. PREFACE Itisnotmyintentioninmyprisondiarytodiscuss theconstitutionalorlegalquestionofarbitraryarrests andimprisonmentofnon-combatants,buttopresent.

Prison Life in the Old Capitol and Reminiscences The author tells why he fought for the South in the first place: When the grave question's which for years agitated our country had reached the crisis, and there remained but in the ultima ratio regum (the final argument i.e., Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

Stoughton as depicted in 's Prison Life in the Old Capitol and Reminiscences of the Civil War. Stoughton was an attorney in New York City after the war, practicing with his father and with his uncle, Edwin W.

s/wars: American Civil War, Peninsula Campaign. Title: Prison Life In The Old Capitol And Reminiscences Of The Civil War Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: August. Prison Life in the Old Capitol and Reminiscences The author tells why he fought for the South in the first place: When the grave question's which for years agitated our country had reached the crisis, and there remained but in the ultima ratio regum (the final argument i.e., Author: Jacob Dolson Cox.