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Even compared to Libby Prison and Andersonville, one can recognize that conditions in Northern prisons like Camp Chase and Elmira Prison Camp were not ideal. Indeed, disease, death, and starvation were abundant in both Camp Chase and Elmira. However, they contrast greatly to the even more appalling conditions later in Libby and Andersonville. [excerpt]
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Sutter, Megan A., "A Reasonable Captivity: Soldier Experiences in Camp Chase" (2014). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 54.