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Preamble to House Resolution 97
Lincoln's Death Sentence to All Confederate Prisoners "The Murderer"

Official U.S. POW Policy
Preamble to House Resolution 97
(passed by both Houses)

"Rebel prisoners in our hands are to be subjected to a treatment finding its
parallels only in the conduct of savage tribes and resulting in the death of
multitudes by the slow but designed process of starvation and by mortal
diseases occasioned by insufficient and unhealthy food and wanton exposure
of their persons to the inclemency of the weather."