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By Arch Fredric Blakey

After nearly 40 years within the U.S. military, Winder spent the final 4 years of his existence as a accomplice brigadier common. His command of Richmond earned him the contempt of the accomplice civilians; and, as commandant of all Union prisoners, he grew to become identified to northerners because the "beast" of Andersonville. it is a examine in army ethics, an exam of 1 man’s try and do his accountability withough tarnishing his honor, and an account of his mess ups and their enduring consequences.

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