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RE: [civilwarwest] Re: Civil War prison in Indiana

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  • Bob Huddleston
    Yes, the Yankees could have continued the exchange of prisoners but they didn t. And they didn t because the Rebels refused to consider USCTs as POWs. Lincoln
    Message 1 of 31 , Aug 22, 2006
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      Yes, the Yankees could have continued the exchange of prisoners but they didn’t.

       

      And they didn’t because the Rebels refused to consider USCTs as POWs. Lincoln and Stanton kept the faith when they insisted that blacks in blue uniforms were American soldiers.

       

      Take care,

       

      Bob

       

      Judy and Bob Huddleston

      10643 Sperry Street

      Northglenn , CO  80234-3612

      huddleston.r@...

       

      ...the greatest and the noblest man of the last century was Abraham Lincoln…Though America was his motherland and he was an American, he regarded the whole world as his native land.

       

                                                                  Mahatma Gandhi, August 26, 1905


      From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of rbaquero@...
      Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 9:40 AM
      To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Civil War prison in Indiana

       

       Good for you Randy ! what you said is right and on top of that a) at Andersonville were few Confederate guards that couldn't control the majority of the prisioners b) it was a Gang of Union soldiers who kill and terrorized their own people at the time they were getting in the camp c) The Union authorities could come over and get the prisioners and they never did....

      - Raul

    • Bob Huddleston
      Yes, the Yankees could have continued the exchange of prisoners but they didn t. And they didn t because the Rebels refused to consider USCTs as POWs. Lincoln
      Message 31 of 31 , Aug 22, 2006
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        Yes, the Yankees could have continued the exchange of prisoners but they didn’t.

         

        And they didn’t because the Rebels refused to consider USCTs as POWs. Lincoln and Stanton kept the faith when they insisted that blacks in blue uniforms were American soldiers.

         

        Take care,

         

        Bob

         

        Judy and Bob Huddleston

        10643 Sperry Street

        Northglenn , CO  80234-3612

        huddleston.r@...

         

        ...the greatest and the noblest man of the last century was Abraham Lincoln…Though America was his motherland and he was an American, he regarded the whole world as his native land.

         

                                                                    Mahatma Gandhi, August 26, 1905


        From: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com [mailto:civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of rbaquero@...
        Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 9:40 AM
        To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Civil War prison in Indiana

         

         Good for you Randy ! what you said is right and on top of that a) at Andersonville were few Confederate guards that couldn't control the majority of the prisioners b) it was a Gang of Union soldiers who kill and terrorized their own people at the time they were getting in the camp c) The Union authorities could come over and get the prisioners and they never did....

        - Raul

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