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Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records, 1862

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Title: Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records, 1862
Date: 1862
Description: The collection consists of the records of the Confederate States of America prison at Madison, Georgia from April 24 - December 24, 1862. Includes a list of arrivals (April 24 - December 20), a list of departures (May 5 - December 24), and a list of deaths (May 8). Rosters give the prisoners' name, rank, and regiment (if any). Many of the prisoners held at Madison were unionists from East Tennessee. The collection also contains a roster titled "Bridge Burners and Engine Thieves" listing the men held at Madison for their involvement in the Chattanooga Railroad Expedition in 1862, including James J. Andrew, leader of the raiders.

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Subjects: Andrews, James J., d. 1862 | Confederate States of America. Army | Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862 | Political prisoners--Confederate States of America | Registers of births, etc.--Georgia | Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons | Madison (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries., as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg0455-001-001

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Hargrett Library
Collection Information: America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia