Prisoners of War

Interior of the old Jersey prison ship, in the Revolutionary War. Wood engraving in Henry Howe, Life and death on the ocean, 1855, after F. O. C. Darley. The rescue. Sergeants Newton and Jasper of Marion's Brigade, rescuing American prisoners from a British guard ... 1779. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1876.  Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.