The War Criminal’s Son: The Civil War Saga of William A. Winder by means of Jane Singer
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Overview: The War Criminal’s Son brings to existence hidden sides of the Civil War during the sweeping saga of the firstborn son within the notorious Confederate Winder circle of relatives, who shattered circle of relatives ties to face with the Union.
Gen. John H. Winder used to be the commandant of maximum jail camps within the Confederacy, together with Andersonville. When Winder gave his son William Andrew Winder the order to come back south and combat, wasteland, or devote suicide, William went to the White House and swore his allegiance to President Lincoln and the Union. Despite his pleas to stay on the entrance, it used to be now not sufficient. Winder used to be ordered to command Alcatraz, a citadel that changed into a Civil War jail, the place he handled his prisoners humanely in spite of repeated accusations of disloyalty and treason for the reason that Winder identify had turn out to be shorthand for brutality all through an already brutal struggle.
John Winder died sooner than he may well be delivered to justice as a struggle felony. Haunted by means of his father’s villainy, William went right into a self-imposed exile for 20 years and ultimately ended up on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, to meet his longstanding need to higher the lot of Native Americans.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs