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Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Using photographs and accounts, students will learn about German POW camps in the United States and Japanese American internment

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: 1944-09-18 

Description: Prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Groups of Nazi prisoners are being guarded by Allied soldiers.

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1864-08-17 

Description: View of tents at Andersonville Prison, officially known as Camp Sumter in Georgia.

Date: 1864 ca.

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

Print

Libby Prison

Date:  

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...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

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: 1864 

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

Date: 1863 ca.

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

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

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

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A heavily retouched photographic view of Libby Prison. This view shows tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings.

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...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Photograph

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...

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...

Learn about Wisconsin's contributions to the Civil War effort, including the Iron Brigade and Old Abe, the war eagle.
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