Archived from the original on 3 March The History Channel documentary Eighty Acres of Hell describes a torture device, "the mule", on which Confederate prisoners were forced to ride until they passed out; many were crippled for life. Very few were able to walk after this hellish Yankee torture but had to be supported to their barracks. There were some of our poor boys, for little infraction of the prison rules, riding what they called Morgan's mule every day. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the punitive and sexual prop. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, — , p.
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The device was used during the American Civil War by Union guards against their Confederate prisoners:.
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Wooden horse (device)
The crotch could be injured and the victim left unable to walk without pain. Views Read Edit View history. The victim was often carried through town in this predicament, often in conjunction with the punishment of tarring and feathering.