Genealogy Projects tagged with prisons on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Union Prisoner-of-War Camps and Military Prisons

    work in progress==This master project will be the portal listing the various Union POW camps and prisons, and those who were prisoners and guards.==List of Prisoner-of-War camps== Camp Butler - Springfield, Illinois - 3,000 (the largest of the Union's eight prison camps established for Confederate non-commissioned officers and privates).* Camp Chase – Columbus, Ohio - 10,000 (the largest of the...

  • Alcatraz Inmates

    Alcatraz Inmates=This project is a collection of notable inmates of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary: An inmate register reveals that there was 1576 prisoners in total which were held at Alcatraz during its time as a Federal Penitentiary, although figures reported have varied and some have stated 1557.==About Alcatraz==Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offsh...