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Locations

The Principal Confederate Prisons, and Where They Were Located

Andersonville (Sumter County, GA), Belle Isle (Richmond, VA), Blackstone, SC, Castle Morgan (Cahaba, AL), Castle Pickney (Richmond, VA), Castle Thunder (Richmond, VA), Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Camp Ford (Tyler, TX), Camp Sorghum, Columbia, SC, Danville (Danville, VA), Florence (Florence, SC), Goldsborough, NC, Libby (Richmond, VA), Camp Oglethorpe (Macon, GA), Camp Latwon (Millin, GA), Camp Davidson (Savannah, GA), Salisbury (Salisbury, NC).

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.