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The Confederate Dead in Brooklyn: Biographical Sketches of 513 Confederate POWs

By: John F. Walter

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W2452

ISBN: 788424521

Condition: (2003), 2004, 5½x8½, paper, index, 222 pp, Heritage Books


More than 500 Confederate soldiers are buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Brooklyn and Queens Counties, part of the City of New York. All of these men died while being held as prisoners of war in the New York area. Their stories deserve to be recounted. Mr. Walter has breathed life into more than 500 Confederate POWs via brief summaries of their military careers gleaned primarily through research with the Consolidated Service Records at the National Archives. He has also compiled a list which provides the correct names and/or units of those for whom the cemetery records are in error,... View more info