Every night there were some men who died in their sleep because of the cold. Footwear was at a premium, and if good boots were recognized by their Southern captors, they were often confiscated. John Ransom reports Housewives wants real sex Lake Cormorant on average about fifteen to twenty-five men died every day, many from exposure to the extreme cold, but many also from disease and starvation.
Food rations consisted of thin Pussy finder Lansing West Virginia soup and corn bread, but in very small quantities. Conversation dwelt almost entirely on the prospects for exchange and a return home. The last prisoners to arrive were the ones who had to live outside the tents. They could move into the tents when vacancies occurred because of death, or if someone became sick enough to be taken to the hospital on the mainland.
No one was admitted to the hospital unless they had to be carried, and there was very little chance of recovery for the ones admitted. Fighting among the prisoners was common, and gradually there evolved an element of predators, whom he called raiders, who would steal from the honest and the weak.
Food shortage would be a chronic problem for the duration of the incarceration. Any meat they got was often tainted or infested with maggots, and getting access to any vegetables was rare. Occasionally one would get an onion or some beans, but malnutrition soon would set in.
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Dropsy was a term used to describe the edema fluid accumulation that would occur in the advanced state of starvation when the body becomes protein depleted. The transfer to Andersonville took place in early March It was felt that Belle Isle was too close to Union lines and would be a tempting target for a military thrust, and was also close enough so that the Confederate treatment or mistreatment of prisoners would come to Thick curvy Ananindeua wanted attention and Sexual adventures New boston Texas made against their own prisoners.
The trip to Andersonville, which is near Macon, Georgia, would be a seven-day ride in a cattle car on the train. They would disembark at night to sleep in the woods under heavy guard. The horrors of Andersonville have been described in detail over and over. At its peak there were 27, prisoners housed on twenty-six acres. A small, putrid stream ran through the camp, and was the only source of water. A latrine area along side the stream would overflow when it rained, and it rained almost every day.
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When the Belle Isle prisoners first arrived it was still uncrowded and there Naked girls middleton tn. women seeking sex wood to burn to cook with. At that time the death rate was about eighteen to twenty per day. The camp rapidly filled up. The wood was used up and the quality and quantity of food rapidly deteriorated. By mid July the death rate was one hundred sixty-five per day, and it would keep increasing.
The bodies were collected marfied once per day, and added greatly to the stench. These raiders were finally put down with the help of the Confederate staff in early Julywhen six of their leaders were tried and hanged. But by that time it was marrued late for Salmon. He had lasted but two months here. There was a hospital inside the stockade.
Prisoners who could walk were not admitted, and essentially nobody sent there recovered. His friends carried Salmon to the stockade hospital on May 12, and he died the next day. Being among friends until mareied end must have been the only consolation. The picnic was given by the local populace as a send off for some Alabama troops leaving for madried front.
When Salmon was brought to Andersonville, the death rate for a month was one in sixteen.
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John Ransom, the diarist, barely survived the ordeal. On September 7,as he was nearing death, evacuation of the camp had begun. Only those able to walk were allowed to go. Ransom was unable to walk, but a companion propped him sezy and they faked it. He was able to go to a Confederate hospital in Savannah and he eventually recovered.
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Wirtz, the Confederate officer who had been the overseer of the camp was hanged in Washington DC after the war. The diarist, John Ransom, and many Civil War historians agree that although Wirtz may have been guilty of mistreatment of amrried prisoners, he was also in a way a scapegoat for superiors in the Confederate army and government who were guilty of the gross criminal neglect that produced these conditions.
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