Thursday, May 23, 2013

Journey of the Captives - Officers Freed from Libby Prison

Saturday, May 23, 1863

The officers of the Twenty-Seventh Connecticut received their exchanges and were released from Libby Prison early this morning. They began the journey to Annapolis on freight cars at City Point.1

1Winthrop Dudley Sheldon The "Twenty-Seventh," : A Regimental History (New Haven, Connecticut: Morris and Benham, 1866), 66.

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