The show's staff walked Kelly through the process of finding out more about this man. Indeed, he was a soldier in the Union Army, was captured, and was sent to the infamous Andersonville POW camp where about one-third of the prisoners died. However, Isaiah Rose survived and eventually escaped from the prison. While trying to find his way back to Union forces, Rose was shot by a Union soldier who mistook him for a Confederate soldier. Rose eventually recovered, returned to Ohio, and served many years as a local sheriff. He later became a state senator in Ohio.