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Confederate POWs

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
1. Confederate POWs Marker
Inscription. During the War Between the States, 1861-1865 more than a thousand Confederates were imprisoned here of whom thirteen died.

D.B. Cartwright CO H 32 N.C.
James J. Cooper CO. F 17 N.C.
Col. T.J. Davidson 25 Miss
A. Diggs citizen, VA
Aquila Glasscock Mosby's 43 Batn.VA.Cav
F.A. Gumby Mate, Steamer Nita, MD
John Hogan Steamer Florida
E.J. Johnson 1st Asst. Engr. Atlanta
Lt. James W. Kincey CO. A 40 N.C.S.T.
Samuel Lanier CO. K 10 N.C.S.T.
H.C. Rogerson CO. B 32 N.C.
Maj. Reid Sanders Commissary
George Sawyer CO. B 32 N.C.
 
Erected 1963 by Boston Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 42° 19.187′ N, 70° 55.763′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Touch for map. Marker is located on Georges Island and can be seen from the main entrance of the fort behind the restrooms. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coastal Mines (within shouting distance of this marker); Defense System (about 300
Confederate POWs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
2. Confederate POWs Marker
feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Warren (about 400 feet away); Powder Magazine (about 400 feet away); Escape! (about 500 feet away); Parade Ground (about 600 feet away); Political Prisoners (about 700 feet away); Bakery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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