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    About the Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp - In 1970, Andersonville National Historic Site was designated by the U.S. Congress as a memorial to all POWs in American history. Park programs interpret the accounts of other Civil War POW camps, both North and South.

    Civil War Prisons, Illinois - Names and locations of prisons in Illinois used during the Civil War. One is Rock Island, constructed 1863, which is one of the largest and most notorious prison camps in the North. Almost 2000 Confederate soldiers were buried here.

    Camp Ford - US Civil War Prison Camp - A Confederate prisoner-of-war encampment where approximately 6000 Union soldiers and other war-related prisoners were held during the Civil War between July 1863 and May 1865.

    The Trial of Captain Henry Wirz - Explicit details of the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, Commandant of one of the most infamous Civil War prison camps - Andersonville.

    Point Lookout POW Descendants Organization - This site is dedicated to those men, women, and children who suffered while imprisoned at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates from 1863 to 1865 in the state of Maryland during the War for Southern Independence.

    The Story of One Union Soldier - On September 3rd, 1862 at the age of 25, Bernard McKnight enlisted in the Union Army (Massachusetts 3rd Cavalry) and would go to fight in America's Civil War, a conflict of which he probably had little understanding.

    Alton, Illinois Civil War Confederate Prison - The first prisoners arrived at the Alton Federal Military Prison on February 9, 1862. During the next three years, over 11,764 Confederate prisoners would pass through its gates.

    Prison Camps of the Civil War - The prison struck me as being at best but a miserable makeshift. The day I saw them, they were a sweltering mass of humanity, each unit of which was confined to a space of not more than twenty feet. This of itself was sufficient to make the prison unsanitary. But that was not all...

    Point Lookout, Md., Prison Camp Records - In the two years during which the camp was in operation, August, 1863, to June, 1865, Point Lookout overflowed with inmates, surpassing its intended capacity of 10,000 to a population numbering between 12,500 and 20,000. In all, over 50,000 men, both military and civilian, were held prisoner there.

    Salisbury Confederate Prison - The only Confederate Prison that was located in North Carolina was in the town of Salisbury. The prison was established on November 2, 1861. Includes property plats, guard photos, paintings and descriptive text.

    Who Were the Immortal Six-Hundred? - On August 20, 1864, a chosen group of 600 Confederate officers left Fort Delaware as prisoners of war, bound for the Union Army base at Hilton Head, S.C. Their purpose - to be placed in a stockade in front of the Union batteries at the siege of Charleston.

    Brothers Bound - One of the darker sides of the Civil War was the fate of those people, men and some women, captured and taken prisoner in the line of duty. This site is dedicated to the memories of all our ancestors whose lives were touched by these dark places.

    A Soldier's Story - An electronic edition of "Prison Life and Other Incidents in the War of 1861-'65," by Miles O. Sherrill of Catawba County, North Carolina.

    Confederate POWs and Prisons in St. Louis - Gratiot Street Military Prison, St. Louis, Missouri, held Confederate POW's, civilian political prisoners, and Union deserters. Includes accounts of Confederate POW's and Private Asey V Ladd's letters prior to his death by a Union firing squad.

    Prisons - Details about the locations that were used as prisons during the Civil War in Richmond, Virginia.

    Johnson's Island Civil War Prison - From April of 1862 until September of 1865, over 9,000 Confederates passed through Island's Military Prison, leaving behind an extensive historical and archaeological record.

    Fort Delaware Society - Now known as Fort Delaware State Park, the fort not only still exists, it is very much as it was when it held over 40,000 Confederate, Federal and civilian political prisoners. Will conduct search for individual prisoners upon request.

    Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates - Dedicated to the 11,000 lives were lost at Point Lookout yet not accounted for.

    The Johnson's Island Autograph Book Of Lt. Samuel Dibble - Compilation of 221 Confederate officer autographs from Johnson's Island prison.

    Elmira Prison Camp OnLine Library - Deals with the infamous Civil War Prison camp located in Elmira, NY.

    U.S. Civil War Prisoner and Prisons Research Site - Site contains prison camp descriptions and prisoner recorded experiences. Includes a prisoner database project for listing of prison camp prisoners.

    Vermonters in Rebel Prisons - The final statements of each artillery, cavalry and infantry regiment, representing 28, 884 troops, of whom 2, 180 were taken prisoner and 601 died in prison.

    Camp Chase - History of the Camp Chase prison camp, its Confederate pow's, as well as of the men in Camp Chase Cemetery.

    Rock Island, IL Confederate POW's - Complete listing of Confederate prisoners who died in the Union prison camp at Rock Island, Illinois.


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