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Beyond the Lines or A Yankee Prisoner Loose in Dixie

by Geer, Captain J.J.
Publisher: Digital Scanning
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 1582180881

In one of the Civil War's first prisoner memoirs published (1864), Geer describes in compelling detail his capture at Shiloh, his trial for "frivolous charges," his incarceration in prison camps and jails, and his harrowing escape and recapture.

review of Beyond the Lines or A Yankee Prisoner Loose in Dixie, by Geer, Captain J.J., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).