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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 39 Issue 1, Jan 1962
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Published accounts of prison life during the Civil War are often written long after the close of hostilities, making the accusations hard to accept without reservation. But one account, written by Francis Atherton Boyle from Plymouth during his imprisonment at Fort Delaware provides a look at how prisoners dealt with hardship of imprisonment.
Although North Carolina cast her fortunes with those of the Confederacy in 1861, it was not until February 1862 that the Civil War was seriously felt in the eastern region of the state. During that time, Winton, a village on the Chowan River, was burned by Union troops. This event resulted in the disgrace of an entire regiment as an object in the futility of war.