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Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

The following were transferred from Libby prison, and supposedly observed at Columbia, South Carolina by A. O. Abbott. (Contributed by Wendy Ingleston)

Adams, C. A. Captain , 1st Vt. Cavalry, Wallingford, VT October 11, 1863 Brandy Station, VA (AB)
Beeman, W. M. Captain , 1st Vt. Cavalry, October 11, 1863 Brandy Station, VA (AB)
Boutin, C. W. Captain , 4th Vt. Infantry, Chester, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Carr, C. W. Lieutenant , 4th Vt. Infantry, June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Chapin, H. C. Captain , 4th Vt. Infantry, Elmira, NY June 23 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Chase, H. R. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Guilford Center, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Correll, H. Lieutenant , 2nd Vt. Infantry, New Haven, VT May 6, 1864 Wilderness, VA (AB)
Cunningham, M. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Drennan, J. S. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Morrisville, VT June 20, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Fisher, L. W. Lieutenant , 4th Vt. Infantry, Danville, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Fleming, C. K. Major , 11th Vt. Infantry, Bellows Falls, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
French, H. Lieutenant , 3rd Vt. Infantry, Hartford, VT July 3, 1864 Wilderness, VA (AB)
Grant, E. Captain , 1st Vt. Cavalry, June 29, 1864 Stony Creek, VA (AB)
Hart, E. R. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Hartford, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Higley, E. H. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Cavalry, Castleton, VT June 29, 1864 Stony Creek, VA (AB)
Holden, E. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Cavalry, Barre, VT September 26, 1864 Richard's Ford, VA (AB)
Holman, W. C. Lieutenant, 9th Vt. Infantry, West Braintree, VT February 2, 1864 Newport, NC (AB)
Kenfield, F. Captain, 17th Vt. Infantry, Morristown, VT July 30, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Mather, E. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Cavalry, Fair Haven,, VT June 1, 1864 Ashley, VA (AB)
Mathews, A. D. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Brownington, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Morse, A. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Fayetteville, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Needham, J. B. Lieutenant , 4th Vt. Infantry, Shrewsbury, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Parker, E. B. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, June 23,1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Pierce, Worthington Lieutenant, 17th Vt. Infantry, Woodstock, VT July 30, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Pratt, J. E. Major , 4th Vt. Infantry, Bennington, VT July 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Richards, L. S. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, West Concord, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Ross, G. Lieutenant, 7th Vt. Infantry, Vergennes, VT February 19, 1864 Washington County, FL (AB)
Sargeant, M. G. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Newport, VT June 23, 1;864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Schofield, R. Captain , 1st Vt. Cavalry, Brattleboro, VT July 12, 1863 Hagerstown, MD (AB)
Smith, E. B. lieutenant , 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery, Newport, VT June 23, 1864 Petersburg, VA (AB)
Stone, C. P. Lieutenant , 1st Vt. Cavalry, Brattleboro, VT June 1,1 864 Ashland, VA (AB)
Stone, L. L. R.Q.M. , 2nd Vt. Infantry, Mt. Indoes Falls, VT October 26, 1863 Warrenton, VA (AB)
Tompson, J. S. Lieutenant, 10th Vt. Infantry, June 1, 1864 Cold Harbor, VA (AB)


Sources:

- Abbott, A. O. "Prison Life In The South At Richmond, Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Charlotte, Raleigh, Goldsborough And Andersonsonville." New York: Harper And Brothers, 1865. Note: Abbott includes the date and place of capture in his listings.

CT - Connecticut Prisoners of War Books, listed by year.

GL - Glazier, Willard W. "The Capture, the Prison Pen, and the Escape, giving a complete History of Prison Life in the South Principally at Richmond, Danville, Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Belle Isle, Millin, Salisbury, and Andersonville." Hartford CT: Case, Lockwood & Brainard, Hartford, Conn. 1868

Photograph of Libby Prison, 1865 - Putnam, George Haven. "Prisoners of War: A Soldier's Narrative of Life at Libby and Danville Prisons." The Outlook March 25, 1911, p 697.