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Confederate Prisoner-of-War Camps and Military Prisons

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  • Pvt.(CSA), Tate Randolph Driesbach (1838 - 1865)
    Member of the 7 Alabama Cav. Died of pneumonia while a prisoner of war at Camp Chase, Franklin Co, Ohio. Buried at Forest Cemetery in the Olds' family plot by his aunt Maria Driesbach Olds. The date fo...
  • Pvt. (USA) Benjamin C. Haverstick (1830 - 1868)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 16 2018, 18:45:04 UTC Served in Co. B 6th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer CavalrySource:
  • William G Fox, Civil War POW (1835 - d.)
    David Fox and his family were Confederate sympathizers during the Civil War. He and three of his sons, Elfridge, Charles R., and William, were taken prisoners in their homes by Federal soldiers and tak...
  • Charles Fox, Civil War POW (1843 - 1913)
    David Fox and his family were Confederate sympathizers during the Civil War. He and three of his sons, Elfridge, Charles R., and William, were taken prisoners in their homes by Federal soldiers and tak...
  • Corp.(USA), Henry Clay Boggess, Civil War POW (1843 - 1864)
    Corporal Henry C. Boggess, Civil War prisoner, 6th West Virginia Cavalry - CPL C 6 WVA CAV Photo & bio provided by: Christine Rea, added 5/20/2011 to Find A Grave Memorial# 51151603 Henry was bor...

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This master project will be the portal listing the various Confederate POW camps and prisons, and those who were prisoners and guards.

List of prisoner-of-war camps

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postage_stamps_and_postal_history_of_the_Confederate_States#Prisoner_of_war_prisons_and_camps

  • Camp Ford – near Tyler, Texas - 5,300
  • Camp Groce - Hempstead, Texas - 600 - 1,100
  • Camp Oglethorpe - Macon, Georgia 1,200

(Numbers for inmate totals are approximate.[22])

List of Military Prisons

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postage_stamps_and_postal_history_of_the_Confederate_States#Prisoner_of_war_prisons_and_camps

  • Andersonville – Andersonville, Georgia - 45,000 - 50,000
  • Belle Isle – Richmond, Virginia - 18,000
  • Blackshear Prison – Blackshear, Georgia - 5,000
  • Cahaba Prison (Castle Morgan) – Selma, Alabama - 600
  • Castle Pinckney – Charleston, South Carolina - 300
  • Castle Sorghum – Columbia, South Carolina - 1,400
  • Castle Thunder – Richmond, Virginia - 1,400
  • Danville Prison – Danville, Virginia - 4,000
  • Florence Stockade – Florence, South Carolina - 18,000
  • Fort Pulaski – Savannah, Georgia - 600
  • Libby Prison – Richmond, Virginia - 50,000
  • Salisbury Prison – Salisbury, North Carolina - 1,700

(Numbers for inmate totals are approximate.[22])

References and links

  • "American Civil War: POW camp at Andersonville ". New York Times, about-com. Retrieved 17 November 2010.