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Civil War Prisons

Civil War Prisons of the United States of America....The Union

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Ohio State Penitentiary - coming soon

Civil War Prisons of the Confederate States of America ....The Confederacy

Rules for the Confederate States of America prison camps.

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Portals To Hell

Military Prisons

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POW Photos

These photos are actual images of POW's taken during the Civil War.

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Diaries of Civil War Soldiers

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The Civil War Muster Rolls CD with 5.3 million records will help you preserve the memory of your ancestors who risked or gave their lives in America's bloodiest conflict. 

More than 642,000 soldiers laid down their lives to ensure that succeeding generations would reap the benefits of their constitutional rights. Brother against brother father against son a nation divided-in the end the United States prevailed but losses on all sides were catastrophic. If your ancestors are among those thousands or the millions of others involved in the conflict this CD collection is a must!

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Thousands of soldiers are contained in our FREE databases. 
The FAQ explains in detail how to order Civil War records and pensions from NARA.

Civil War Soldiers Database at Ancestry

One of the largest and best database of Civil War soldiers online, it is searchable by name.

A comprehensive list of sites containing Civil War soldier databases.

The American Civil War Home Page

Excellent place to find thousands of Civil War links!

 Civil War Pension Files Index at Ancestry

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

A great database which contains only the name, whether Union or Confederate and the regiment. 
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