This encyclopedia contains entries on wartime rescues, escapes, kidnappings, and terrorist operations from the 16th century to the present, organized in alphabetical order by individuals, events, operations, or organizations, such as Winston Churchill, the Dakota War of 1862, Dunkirk, the Iran hostage rescue attempt, the Libby Prison
escape, Jessica Lynch, the Munich Olympics, and Operation Nimrod.
Lynch, who had been injured in the battle, was held for a short time in the infamous Libby Prison
in Richmond, Virginia, before being released later that year as part of a prisoner exchange.
Badly injured and taken prisoner, he was consigned to the notorious Libby Prison
But the war rages on, and the three young men find themselves reunited at the notorious Libby prison
(AP) -- In May 1862, Robert Ford was captured by Confederate soldiers and sent to the officers' jail in Richmond, Va., known as Libby Prison
Lieutenant Colonel John Parkhurst of the 9th Michigan Infantry was captured at the battle of Stones River, near Murfreesboro, Tennessee and taken by force to Libby Prison
in Richmond, Virginia.
Born in a log cabin, he grew up in humble circumstances after his father died in Libby Prison
. Working his way through life from a very young age, Crumbine started as a druggist in Spearville, Kansas; after graduating from medical school, he opened his medical practice in Dodge City.
She was instrumental in helping with the famous breakout at the Libby Prison
, when 109 men tunneled their way to freedom.
His maternal grandfather, who lived in Philadelphia, received a commendation from President Abraham Lincoln after his escape from the Confederate's infamous Libby Prison
It's a big 1831 copper that great-granddad Thornton carried throughout the Civil War, concealed in his shoe during the months he spent in Libby Prison
. Dad also wore his St.
1864--In the largest escape of the Civil War, 109 Union Soldiers tunnel out of the Confederate's Libby Prison
These show that Dahlgren's orders were to fight his way to Libby Prison
to liberate the thousands of captured Northern officers.