Camp Chase in 1861 illustration   Save
Camp Chase Collection
Description: This bird's-eye view shows the layout of Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio. Established in 1861, Camp Chase served as a recruitment and training center for the Union Army and as a prison camp for captured Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. There are over 2,200 Confederate soldiers buried in the cemetery at Camp Chase. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04216
Subjects: Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery (Columbus, Ohio); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Prisoners of war; Prisons--Ohio; Ohio History--Military Ohio
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)