- Full Citation: David S. Whitenack and Henry Devillez, "Reminiscences of the Civil War: Andersonville,"
Indiana Magazine of History 11, no. 2 (June 1915): 128-147.
- Year: 1863-1865
- Regiment: 5th Indiana Calvary, Co. F (Whitenack), 93rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Co. G (Devillez)
- Abstract: Whitenack, a resident of Greenwood, Ind., enlisted in December 1863 and was
involved in the Battle of Resaca, Georgia. He was captured and transfered to Andersonville prison
with his brother. They escaped on foot but were re-captured and returned to Columbia, S.C.
He was mustered out in September 1865. Devillez was captured at the Battle of Brice's
Crossroads (Guntown) and was at Andersonville from June 1864 until his release at the end
of the war.
- Sample Text:
- "In a few minutes we were asleep, but soon awoke again and opening our eyes we beheld a man
stooping over and looking into our faces...We told him that we were 'Yanks' when he said that
hw was glad to hear it...he proved to be a fellow runaway." (Whitenack, p. 135)
- "No man has more chance to know what hunger is than a prisoner at Andersonville had." (Devillez,
- LC Subject Headings:
- United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 5th (1862-1865)
- Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864
- Brice's Crossroads, Battle of, Miss., 1864
- Andersonville, Ga. Military Prison.