The Hellhole of Andersonville Andersonville, or Camp Sumter, stands out as the worst of the prisoner-of-war camps on either side in the American Civil War. The pressures on the South during the American Civil War created an environment in Andersonville that resulted in a large number of deaths. Prisoners were decimated by disease, dehydration, starvation, overpopulation, and execution during the fourteen months of Andersonville’s existence. It was one of the largest camps during the Civil War holding 45,000 or more prisoners.
With over 620,000 deaths, the American Civil War was definitely one of the bloodiest wars in history. The battles between the Union and the Confederate troops raged on from 1861 to 1865 and ruined the lives and families of countless people. There were prison camps that tormented their prisoners, animals that were used until death, and diseases that ran rampant throughout the soldiers’ barracks. An average of 504 people died every day due to battle, which is actually a record (Civil War by the Numbers). Countless problems were faced by almost everyone that was a part of the battles, and by those who were only affected in second-hand ways.
This four-year war would become one of the deadliest wars in history. Throughout the war, 620,000 people died, with the number one cause of death being disease! The main causes of the war were: slavery, Abraham Lincoln’s election, taxes being placed on Southern ports, and stated seceding from the Union. The first battle was at Fort Sumter. The southerners were so angry at President Lincolns election that they decided to attack Fort Sumter.
By this time, the Union has suffered over 13,000 casualties but the confederacy has only about 5,000 killed or wounded. As a Confederate victory, The Battle of Fredericksburg was very much impactful for it showed how miscommunication could change the fate for an army or two. Many people ended up blaming Lincoln for the defeat but Burnside mostly took responsibility. Burnside ended up getting replaced in January of 1863 by Joseph Hooker because of his actions and what he has shown to accomplish. As for the Confederacy, the war led to many spirits boosted and better publicity for Robert E. Lee after the
Valley Forge: Would you have quit? During the winter of 1777 - 1778 the Patriots were in Valley Forge. Tons of soldiers suffered from disease, starvation, and frostbite. Most of them even died. The conditions were horrible for the soldiers and they were dying out.
Leaving Valley Forge Valley forge was a camp in the winter with bad conditions that made a lot of soldiers sick, George Washington trained the remaining soldiers. People staying will end up sick or dead. In the document Estimate of Illness and death (Document A) it shows the estimate or people dying from December 1777 - February 1778. It says in December - June there were 1800 to 2500 illnesses. Since they were not in the best conditions there were more deaths.
Challenges in Afghanistan has seen Afghanistan has been seeing challenges since 1970 During the past 20 years regard 2.5 millions of Afghans had died because of war Afghanistan is better off now than 2001 because of the harsh things that the taliban 's have done to the Afghanistans Challenges Canada has seen September 2006 in the battle 300 militants and 5 canadians died 45 canadians had died for bombing and etc. In January 15 2006 a canadian soldier Diplomat Glyn Berry because the first civilian to die in the mission in afghanistan. Berry was killed in a suicide attack on armoured vehicle he was driving.
From the book Zeitoun proves that Fema had mismanaged funds and did not take care of the most important tasks during the hurricane. According to the website Prison Legal News “Over 6,000 prisoners who had been packed into the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) were displaced as a result of Hurricane Katrina” (Williams, Bob). That a mass of amount of prisoners in a short period of time at the cost of the Federal emergency management agency costing Fema big. Another fact for the state by Prison legal news “The DOC reportedly received funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each prisoner in custody -- the more prisoners, the higher the per diem payment.
In this essay, I have shown you the differences and stories in each section of the United States. I showed you the north, middle, and south colonies. We talked about MumBett, Cato, and slaves breaking out. Hopefully you have seen how the late 1700s are compared to
Within minutes of making it to the Union side, the remaining soldiers were either dead, dying, or captured. In less than an hour, 7,000 Confederate troops were killed or wounded. Even with the casualties, both sides stayed strong until the night of July 4, where General Lee withdrew, but not without hesitation
Between June and December of 1838, more than 15 thousand Cherokees were forced to depart their homes in the southern Appalachians and walk over a thousand miles to new Indian Territories. Approximately 4 to 8 thousand Cherokee Indians died on their journey of, the Trail Where They Cried. This removal became the most renowned, as if it was the poster board for all the wrong, the Removal Act of 1830 imposed. Although there were other walks that occurred by different tribes, the Cherokee 's was one of pure disaster. The Cherokee 's walk to their new homes was a genocide performed by the American government.
(Michelle Alexander, 2010:58) The three strikes law targeted the communities affluent with minority groups. At the turn of the 21st century the majority that entered the prison system were African Americans and Latinos. (Michelle Alexander, 2010) The reason behind mass incarceration was due to the crack down on the deteriorating communities where the majority of minorities lived. Authors Scott Ehlers, Vincent Schiraldi and Jason Ziedenberg of Still Striking Out: Ten Years of California’s Three Strikes (2004) report that African Americans in prison because of the three strike law is higher per every 100,000 African American than Whites and Latinos in California. (U.S. Census Bureau
Mr. Blore was next on the list out of guests to die . A huge bear shaped clock from Vera’s mantel piece had crushed his head. Mr. Blore had been accused of bringing death upon James Stephen Landor on October 10th, 1928. He had sent him to prison where he died. The murderer now was obviously trying to get back at the guests for being guilty of crime.
Treblinka Treblinka was one of the worst concentration camps of all 6. Treblinka was started in 1942 ended in 1943 . They killed over 900,000 people in a year. They only had 67 survivors and Samuel Willenberg was the last survivor. Their was ten Thousand people murdered every day.
“Prison camps during the Civil War were potentially more dangerous and more terrifying than the battles themselves. A soldier who survived his ordeal in a camp often bore deep psychological scars and physical maladies that may or may not have healed in time. 56,000 men died in prison camps over the course of the war, accounting for roughly 10% of the war 's total death toll and exceeding American combat losses in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. “