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In February 1862, 800 prisoners of war (officers and enlisted men) arrived at Camp Chase. Included among the 800 Confederate soldiers were approximately 75 African Americans.*


African Americans: American Civil War Contributions

Black Soldiers of the American Civil War: The Fight for Equal Rights

Creation of the U.S. Colored Troops

African American Soldiers Life of an African American Soldier Life of a Black Soldier History

African American: Civil War History (U.S. Army)

African American: American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients

CIA: Black American Contributions to Union Intelligence During the American Civil War

The Underground Railroad and American Civil War History Maps What is the Underground Railroad

Black Confederates Soldiers of the Civil War Black Confederate Army Soldiers


Black Confederates of the Civil War African Americans of the Civil War

Black Southerners in Confederate Gray

Twelve Reasons We Don't Believe in Black Confederates

Black Soldiers during the Appomattox Campaign History Photos Pictures

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Copy Photographs Details

Emancipation Proclamation Facts and U.S. President Abraham Lincoln

13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution United States

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15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution of America

Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the American Civil War

The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Law

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Detailed History

Results of the Fugitive Slave Act: An Account Diary Memoirs of a Slave and Slavery

Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 Results What is the Kansas Nebraska Act?

Dred Scott Case What is the Dred Scott Decision?

Bleeding Kansas Bloody Kansas What is the Border War?

Crittenden Compromise Acts Proclamations

John Brown History Heritage Family Genealogy Facts

Freedmen's Bureau History: Homepage

President Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War

President Abraham Lincoln on Race

Causes of the American Civil War and Secession of Southern States

Turning Points of the American Civil War

Reconstruction Era and Acts 1865-1877


*Phillip R. Shriver and Donald J. Breen, Ohio's Military Prisons in the Civil War for the Ohio Historical Society (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1964) 12-14.

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