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Camp Sorghum

Discussion in 'Nicknames of the Civil War' started by donna, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. donna

    donna Colonel Forum Host

    May 12, 2010
    Camp Sorghum The nickname of a Southern stockade at Columbia, South Carolina. Union prisoners complained at being given sorghum syrup with which to sweeten their food, but conditions here never approached those of the most notorious prison camps of the war,North or South.

    From: "Webb Garrison's Civil War Dictionary" by Webb Garrison Sr. page 62.
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