• Photo of cannon at Antietam National Battlefield

    The Civil War

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The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System currently includes information about two Civil War prisons: Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, once a temporary home to more than 15,000 Confederate soldiers; and Andersonville prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, where more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined. Search the prisoner records and view histories for both prisons.

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