CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, ETC., RELATING TO PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE
FROM DECEMBER 1, 1862, TO JUNE 10, 1863.
Treatment of Prisoners in Castle Thunder,
CHARLOTTE GILMAN sworn:
I have been in Castle Godwin and Thunder going on
twelve months altogether--the last time about one month.
Question. What are you in prison for?
Answer. I am a witness against George W. Elam for
Question. What is the general treatment of the prisoners?
Answer. I have always been well treated. All the
ladies there spoke of Captain Alexander in the highest terms. All like
him. I know nothing of the treatment of the other prisoners.
Question (by Captain ALEXANDER). Did I not go to General Winder
and get an order for your washing?
Answer. Yes, you did; you have been very kind, and you
let me go out very often.