Johnson Island Prison Diagram, 1862

Descriptive Summary

Title
Johnson Island Prison Diagram, 1862
Creator
Johnson Island Prison
Extent
1 item
Subjects
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Union army prison in Ohio. Diagram of the prison drawn by Confederate prisoner P. Fullerton Willard in 1862. Displays location of the prison on the island, lay-out, sentry blocks, cell blocks, well, bakery, hospitals, and quarters. A note at the bottom of the diagram states that Willard was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment of the Missouri State Guard and was captured at Kirksville, Mo., on 28 Nov. 1861