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Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Illinois Memorial at Andersonville National Cemetery. A bronze sculpture depicting Columbia, Youth and a Maiden is mounte...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

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Libby Prison

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Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fragment of the Andersonville Prison Stockade among overgrowth of trees.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Indiana Monument at the Andersonville National Cemetery. The monument was made of Montello granite at a cost of $10,000 i...

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Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

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Description: Decorative lithograph with hundreds of prisoners' names, as well as scenes from the prison motifs as four insets, one on each corner: Libby Prison; Belle I...

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: High-ranking German Naval Officers arriving at the prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Allied soldiers are standing guard an...

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "South End and Sink" woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

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Bolshevik Prisoners

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a group of Bolshevik prisoners being kept near a shoreline in a barbed wire enclosure. They are being guarded by a group of armed American...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Help students to look at the wartime issues of work, production and conservation in their hometown
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