theoddmentemporium: Bullet in a Bible A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.
Museum Display. Prisoners who shared shelter, food, water and body heat increased their chances of survival. This etched canteen belonged to five Andersonville prisoners who ate in the same mess, a father and three sons named Shatswell and a fifth named George F. Noble. All survived their imprisonment.
"Let Us Forgive, But Not Forget," lithograph of Andersonville Prison, Stockade, and Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 1884