"Horigan's prose is clear and his arguments compelling." --Civil War News "This is the definitive work on a Union prison compound that should never have been one of the worst in the Civil War." --James I. Robertson, Jr., Alumni Distinguished Professor in History, Virginia Tech"
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About the Author
Michael Horigan taught and lectured in American History for more than twenty years. Recognized locally as an expert on the Elmira Civil War prison camp, his views were included in a 1993 Public Television documentary on the subject entitled Helmira: 1864-1865. This is his first book.