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The Resource Libby Prison breakout : the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison, Joseph Wheelan

Libby Prison breakout : the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison, Joseph Wheelan

Label
Libby Prison breakout : the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison
Title
Libby Prison breakout
Title remainder
the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Wheelan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the escape of 109 Union officers from the Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, through a 55-foot tunnel and their flight in winter through the heart of the Confederate homeland, amid an all-out Rebel manhunt
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Wheelan, Joseph
Dewey number
973.7/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Libby Prison
  • Prisoner-of-war escapes
  • Tunnels
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
  • Escaped prisoners of war
  • United States
  • Richmond (Va.)
Label
Libby Prison breakout : the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison, Joseph Wheelan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-272) and index
Contents
The Confederate capital -- The POW archipelago -- Inside Libby Prison -- The defiant colonel -- Misery and retaliation -- Miss Van Lew's spy ring -- The warrior schoolteacher -- Test of faith -- General Butler's raid -- The ordeal of tunnel four -- Escape -- Flight -- Fallout
Control code
BK0008145436
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 282 p.
Isbn
9781586487164
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2009035738
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781586487164
Label
Libby Prison breakout : the daring escape from the notorious Civil War prison, Joseph Wheelan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-272) and index
Contents
The Confederate capital -- The POW archipelago -- Inside Libby Prison -- The defiant colonel -- Misery and retaliation -- Miss Van Lew's spy ring -- The warrior schoolteacher -- Test of faith -- General Butler's raid -- The ordeal of tunnel four -- Escape -- Flight -- Fallout
Control code
BK0008145436
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 282 p.
Isbn
9781586487164
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2009035738
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781586487164

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