Confederate Prisoner of War Records

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Records of the National Archives

There is a microfilm set of 145 Microfilm reels of 429 volumes naming Confederate-held prisoners is a set of 429 volumes naming Confederate-held prisoners:

  • Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861–1865 {NARA M598} (FHL 1303301) (Worldcat) Consists mainly of registers and lists of captured soldiers and civilians. The records may provide such information as names, rank, unit or residence, dates of capture, deaths, prisoners released, and so on.

Related Books

Portals to Hell: Military Prisons of the Civil War FHL book 973 M2spe. (Worldcat) by Lonnie R. Speer contains the history of Union and Confederate prisons.