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The Dark Side of the War

Lonnie  Speer October 14, 2005

Hostages taken and killed; civilians murdered to terrorize others; military prisoners subject to abuse... not in the 21st century Middle East, but in the United States, 1861-1865. Lonnie Speer, author of Portals to Hell: Military Prisons of the Civil War and War of Vengeance: Act of Retaliation Against Civil War POWs, reveals some harsh realities of the war.

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