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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  George Levy  

Pen Name: None

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Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A


-- George Levy on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=george+levy


Illinois Connection

Levy is a professor of legal studies at Chicago's Roosevelt University. He became interested in Camp Douglas as a student at the University of Chicago, which is located across the street from the site of the camp.

Biographical and Professional Information

George Levy is an attorney who maintains a private law practice. He has served in the public defender's office and as an assistant Illinois attorney general. Prior to his tenure at Roosevelt University, he taught at John Marshall Law School. In addition to belonging to the Illinois State Bar Association, Levy is a member of The Society of Midland Authors.


Selected Titles At Your Library

To die in Chicago :
ISBN: 1565543319. OCLC Number: 39223575

Pelican Pub.,. .

Camp Douglas was built in 1861 as a Union recruiting and training depot, but by December 1864, it held over 12,000 prisoners of war, many of whom died of "starvation, neglect, cruelty ... pneumonia, dysentery, and small pox."--Jacket.

TO DIE IN CHICAGO :
ISBN: 1455623709. OCLC Number: 975878950

PELICAN Publishing CO,. .

Additional Title Information

  • To Die In Chicago: Confederate Prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65

    , Pelican Publishing Company, 1999


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