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Johnson Island Prison Diagram, 1862

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Title

Johnson Island Prison Diagram

Date

1862

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Johnson Island Prison Diagram, 1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

Union army prison in Ohio. Diagram of the prison drawn by Confederate prisoner P. Fullerton Willard in 1862. Displays location of the prison on the island, lay-out, sentry blocks, cell blocks, well, bakery, hospitals, and quarters. A note at the bottom of the diagram states that Willard was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment of the Missouri State Guard and was captured at Kirksville, Mo., on 28 Nov. 1861

Subjects

  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons-- Sources.

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