Daily Archives: 19 Oct ’14

19 October 1864: “What we suffered in Libby Prison and Belle Isle I will not attempt to describe”

Item Description: Letter dated 19 October 1864 written by Julius Frederic Ramsdell. He briefly mentions some of the harsh conditions of his life while in prison at Libby and Belle Isle. Item Citation: Folder 2, Julius Frederic Ramsdell Papers, #4403, … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Historical Collection | Comments Off on 19 October 1864: “What we suffered in Libby Prison and Belle Isle I will not attempt to describe”