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Our Escape, Or, Ten Days From My Journal by Edward S. Scott, 1864

Description: This collection is a typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal from February 9-18, 1864. It describes his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.
Origin: 1864-02
Created By: Scott, Edward S.
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16066coll31/id/2288
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright – United States
Geography: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Subjects: Personal narratives
Military life
Prisoners of war
Soldiers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
Libby Prison
Escapes
Prisons

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