The experiences of Andrew Wheeler, who was a prisoner in Camp Douglas
This site contains some brief biographical tidbits and a photograph of this Southern spy who was incarcerated at the Old Capitol prison.
Biographical note of John Ervine
He was a pow at Ft. Monroe. This page is a link to a letter he wrote before his capture.
Brigader General Michael Corcoran
This site is a bio sheet for Corcoran, who had an interesting, but short life, including a 13 month stay in various CSA military prisons
The Chenoweth Family in the War Between The States
This site discusses the history of the various family members who fought in the war...some of which were prisoners of war.
Daniel Augustus Geiger
Information on PVT Daniel Augustus Geiger, of the 128th PA, who was a POW, and other information on PA CW vets.
David Dodd - this is the rather sad story of a yound man who was convicted of being a confederate spy in the later days of the Civil War in AR.
Biography of a soldier whose family was split between confederate and union loyalties. He joined as a union soldier, and died at the Andersonville prison
Father John B. Bannon and the Irish-American Confederates
This page discusses the Irish-American situation in St. Louis during the war and lists a number of them who were sent to regular POW camps.
Interesting Civil War Stories
Army Record of George Monroe Autry Co. K, 34th Miss. Infantry
A short biography of this person who spent time at the Rock Island facility. There are several other stories on this page, all interesting, but he was the only one at this time that was a pow
James Ashcroft of Arkansas
This site is mostly about James Ashcroft of Arkansas, who died during the war, but it mentions one of his cousins who was taken prisoner and sent to Rock Island.
Information on this soldier from Massachusetts who was in Andersonville
Lt. Thomas B. Reeves
This page is a tribute to Lt. Reeves, a soldier from Indiana, who spent time in Andersonville, and then died on the Sultana...interesting page with multiple links to related pages
The Plymouth Pilgrims
This is a page about the union soldiers involved in the siege of Plymouth, NC, and about their experiences as POWs.
Private Ely R. Dials
Short biograph of thisUnion soldier who spent time at Camp Libby and Camp Chase
Remember the Ladies
This page includes biographies of three women who were spies...two of them who served time in Union prisons.
Ronís Civil War Ancestors
Brief biographies on his ancestors who fought in the war, several of which served as POWs
The Man They Could Not Hold
This is a history of Thomas Perkins, of the 11th TN CAV, who managed to escape more than once from Union custody...and who spent time at Camp Chase
The Trial of Captain Henry Wirz, Commandant of Andersonville
This site has the history and some documents and further reading on the trial and excecution of Henry Wirz, the commandant of the Andersonville POW Camp
A Yankee Prisoner in Texas
This website is a brief history of William Ryan, a member of the 160th New York Volunteers who was a POW in Texas
West Tennessee Unionist At Andersonville 7th TN VOL CAV, US
This article is an essay about men from the 7th TN CAV, US who were captured and taken to Andersonville, and about the experience there.
This briefly discusses the experiences of Winfield Pottle, of the 54th Ohio Volunteers, who spent time at Libby, Belle Island and Andersonville, and then survived the sinking of the Sultana
This site is an outline of the military experience of Xerxes Knox, a soldier from Iowa who served time in the Camp Ford POW camp in TX.