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Confederate Prisoner-of-War Camps and Military Prisons

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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])

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