|Title:||Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records|
|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.|
Arranged in chronological order.
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.
Confederate States of America prison (Madison, Ga.) records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.