Florence Stockade, Florence
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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.Plan your visit to Florence Stockade and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Florence trip builder.
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The site is really interesting, but needs updating. It is a shame that it has been allowed to become overgrown. It really needs to be mown and have the paint freshened. We learned much about the Union... read more »
Interesting. Lots of information and there are things to walk and see no vehicles past the parking area. It's kinda hidden. But worth the find. I was hoping for a brochure but there were none .
I understand the historical significance and that has value but the area is not set up in a way that made much sense to me. You start at the pavilion you see in the pictures and it gives you the histo... read more »
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