This collection contains research material used by Philip Burnham in the writing of his book So Far From Dixie.
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Scope and Content:
Philip Burnham Research Papers contains research material used by the donor in the writing of his book So Far From Dixie: Confederates in Yankee Prisons including various Confederate accounts of the Elmira Prison Camp.
Biographical / Historical:
Philip Burhman’s book So Far From Dixie was published by Taylor Trade Publishing in 2003. It compares the experiences of five men at the Elmira Confederate Prisoner of War Camp: Berry Benson, Anthony Keiley, John King, Marcus Toney, and Frank Wilkeson.
The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Philip Burnham in 2022.