Genealogy Projects tagged with Confederate States Of America on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Andersonville: Camp Sumpter Military Prison Camp

    Introduction The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a memorial to all American prisoners of war throughout the nation's history. Backg...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • Civil War Image Gallery

    A repository for image artifacts associated with the American Civil War. To add an image to the project: (upper right) > photos and documents > photos > add image button To tag a profile to an image from the project: view images > select image > "in this photo" box [edit] > type in the profile name (hint: visit the profile first to add to your "short list") To add an image to a projec...