When: June 11th 2014
Where: Otterbein University. Towers Hall 3rd floor. Room 318. Westerville Ohio 43081. Please go to the “About the COCWRT” tab for more information.
Topic: “Captives in Gray: Union Prisons”
Roger Pickenpaugh is a retired history teacher. His first Civil War book was Rescue by Rail (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1998), It told the story of the transfer of the 11th & 12th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to help relieve the siege of Chattanooga. His Civil War prison books, all published by the University of Alabama Press, are “Camp Chase and the Evolution of Union Prison policy,” “Captives in Blue,” and “Captives in Gray.” “Captives in Gray” received the James I. Robertson Prize, presented by the Central New Jersey CWRT. Pickenpaugh lives with his wife and co-researcher, Marion, in Caldwell, Ohio.