Dring, Thomas. Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey: A Revolutionary War-Era Manuscript

Dring, Thomas. Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey: A Revolutionary War-Era Manuscript

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Dring, Thomas. Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey: A Revolutionary War-Era Manuscript. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. ISBN: 9781594161223.

New. 128 pp. New in new dust-jacket. Hardcover.  [4458] 

This book publishes for the first time the complete text of Dring’s handwritten manuscript, a major primary-source document, in which he describes the horrible conditions, treatment by guards, and experiences that he and others endured during captivity. Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey is a plea not to forget but instead to remember the inhumanity of the captors and the sacrifices of the captives—a message that continues to resonate today. Editor David Swain has provided an introductory essay and extensive notes that contain background information and historical documentation to accompany and illuminate the original manuscript.