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*Report of the Committee on Quartermaster and Commissary Departments. House of Representatives, Feb, 13, 1864.  
    This report deals with the food situation of the prisoners.

Shanks, John P.C. Report of the Committee of the House of Representatives Made During the 3rd Session of 40th Congress, 1869. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1869.  
    Shanks headed a Congressional committee that investigated treatment of Union POWs. Over 300 former POWs either testified or submitted sworn statements to the committee. About 30 of these men had been held in Salisbury. A copy of this report may be found in the Louis A. Brown Collection, Rowan Public Library.

*Confederate States of America War Dept. Communication from the Secretary of War, Enclosing a List of the Civilian Prisoners in Custody at Salisbury, North Carolina Under Military Authority. Richmond: CSA?, 1863.

*DeWolfe, George G. "Lines for the Paroled Prisoners Lately From Salisbury, NC 1865."
   
A broadside located at the North Carolina Collection. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

*Ohio Adjutant General's Dept., Index to Prisoners at Andersonville, Georgia and Salisbury, North Carolina, 1864. Ohio Historical Society.  

War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Washington: Government Printing Office, 1899.
   
Series II, volumes 1-8 cover prisons and prisoners of war.

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