Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records

Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 449 to MS 471)
Abstract:The collection consists of the records of the Confederate States of America prison at Madison, Georgia from April 24 - December 24, 1862. Includes a list of arrivals (April 24 - December 20), a list of departures (May 5 - December 24), and a list of deaths (May 8). Rosters give the prisoners' name, rank, and regiment (if any). Many of the prisoners held at Madison were unionists from East Tennessee. The collection also contains a roster titled "Bridge Burners and Engine Thieves" listing the men held at Madison for their involvement in the Chattanooga Railroad Expedition in 1862, including James J. Andrew, leader of the raiders.
Coll. Number: ms455(m)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Andrews, James J., d. 1862
Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862.
Confederate States of America. Army. -- Prisons
Death records.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
Madison (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
Political prisoners--Confederate States of America.
Registers of births, etc.--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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