Florence Stockade, Florence

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The Florence Stockade, also known as The Stockade or the Confederate States Military Prison at Florence, was a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp located on the outskirts of Florence, South Carolina, during the American Civil War. It operated from September 1864 through February 1865; during this time, as many as 18,000 Union soldiers were imprisoned there, about 2,800 of whom died.
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  • Hidden history that needs care. More a spot for contemplation of the misery the soldiers endured. Worth visiting just to let more people know it was there.  more »
  • This was the site of a Civil War prison that once held up to 18000 Union soldiers. It is close to the Florence National Cemetery, but is difficult to find. There is a pavilion with historical descript...  more »
  • The Florence Stockade was a prison camp during the Civil War. It was known as the the Florence Prison camp. Nice walk through the wooded area but when I was there no maps or brochures where available ...  more »

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