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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1124 Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865] (Ancestry) ($) (note: this database also contains [[Confederate Prisoner of War Records|Confederate Prisoner of War Records]] M598, M2072, and M918)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1124 Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865] (Ancestry) ($) (note: this database also contains [[Confederate Prisoner of War Records|Confederate Prisoner of War Records]] M598, M2072, and M918) <br>
*Civil War Prisons - [http://www.civilwarprisoners.com/search.php?database=andersonville Andersonville]&nbsp;is searchable by name and gives rank, company, regiment, date and location captured, date and&nbsp;cause of death, fate, and remarks. It also gives links to related sites.
 
  
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*Civil War Prisons - [http://www.civilwarprisoners.com/search.php?database=andersonville Andersonville]&nbsp;is searchable by name and gives rank, company, regiment, date and location captured, date and&nbsp;cause of death, fate, and remarks. It also gives links to related sites.<br>
  
*Locate these records at a library using [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37784927 Worldcat].  
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'''Published Records'''
*Family History Library ({{FHL|1930186|disp=FHL 1930186–91}})
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*Locate these records at a library using [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37784927 Worldcat]. <br>
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*''Andersonville Confederate Prison records, 1864-1865'', {{FHL|1930186|disp=FHL films 1930186–91}})
  
 
==== Cahaba Prison  ====
 
==== Cahaba Prison  ====

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Confederate Prisons for Union Soldiers

Prisoner of war records of Union prisoners are described in The Confederacy: A Guide to the Archives of the Government of the Confederate States of America (Worldcat) (FHL book 973 A5mb 1986) by Henry Putney Beers. Records of the Commissary General of Prisoners are described on pages 247–59.

Union Prisoner of War Records

Andersonville Confederate Prison Records, 1864-1865

The "Selected Records of the War Department Commissary General of Prisoners Relating to Federal Prisoners of War Confined at Andersonville, GA, 1864-65" (NARA M1303) is a collection of registers, lists, returns, reports, and indexes that relate to Union prisoners of war that were held in the prison at Camp Sumter, Andersonville, GA, February 1864 to April 1865. The records include a register of about 30,000 departures from the prison, indexes and registers of prisoners admitted to the prison hospital, registers of prisoner deaths and burials as well as monthly reports of prisoners.

Online

  • Civil War Prisons - Andersonville is searchable by name and gives rank, company, regiment, date and location captured, date and cause of death, fate, and remarks. It also gives links to related sites.

Published Records

  • Locate these records at a library using Worldcat.

Cahaba Prison

Cahaba Prison was located near Selma, Alabama, in the now vanished town of Cahawba.

Civil War Prisons - Cahaba

Related Books

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