Sunday, May 19, 2013

A letter from a Union prisoner now at Richmond . . .

. . . dated the first days of May, describes with graphic force the terrible barbarities inflicted upon our men now in rebel hands.  A Fegee [sic] cannibal would blush to have such charges made of his behavior towards his human food.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, June 7, 1862, p. 1

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