North Carolina Civil War Camp Douglas Prisoners

Thomas' Legion
American Civil War HOMEPAGE
American Civil War
Causes of the Civil War : What Caused the Civil War
Organization of Union and Confederate Armies: Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery
Civil War Navy: Union Navy and Confederate Navy
American Civil War: The Soldier's Life
Civil War Turning Points
American Civil War: Casualties, Battles and Battlefields
Civil War Casualties, Fatalities & Statistics
Civil War Generals
American Civil War Desertion and Deserters: Union and Confederate
Civil War Prisoner of War: Union and Confederate Prison History
Civil War Reconstruction Era and Aftermath
American Civil War Genealogy and Research
Civil War
American Civil War Pictures - Photographs
African Americans and American Civil War History
American Civil War Store
American Civil War Polls
North Carolina Civil War History
North Carolina American Civil War Statistics, Battles, History
North Carolina Civil War History and Battles
North Carolina Civil War Regiments and Battles
North Carolina Coast: American Civil War
Western North Carolina and the American Civil War
Western North Carolina: Civil War Troops, Regiments, Units
North Carolina: American Civil War Photos
Cherokee Chief William Holland Thomas
Cherokee Indian Heritage, History, Culture, Customs, Ceremonies, and Religion
Cherokee Indians: American Civil War
History of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Nation
Cherokee War Rituals, Culture, Festivals, Government, and Beliefs
Researching your Cherokee Heritage
Civil War Diary, Memoirs, Letters, and Newspapers

North Carolina Civil War Camp Douglas Prisoners-of-War

North Carolina Standard, November 25, 1863:
62nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment

North Carolina Standard
November 25, 1863
Eighty two Confederate prisoners died at Camp Douglas near Chicago in the month of October. Among them we note the names of John Anderson, 64th N.C.T.; John J. Gray, 62nd N.C.T.; A.J. Prusnell, 62nd (?) N.C.T.; Avery Reeves, 62nd N.C.T.; James L. Shelton, 62nd N.C.T.; Jacob Sellers, 62nd N.C.T.; Jackson A. Tague, 62nd N.C.T. Three quarters of all deaths were from inflammation of the lungs.

Site search Web search

Recommended Reading: To Die in Chicago: Confederate Prisoners at Camp Douglas 1862-65, (Hardcover, 446 pages). Description: George Levy's research is exacting, methodical, and painstaking. He brought zero bias to the enterprise and the result is a stunning achievement that is both scholarly and readable.

Return to American Civil War Homepage

Best viewed with Internet Explorer or Google Chrome

Google Safe.jpg